To consider the relevance of his new book for food policy in New York City, CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute Research Director Nevin Cohen interviewed Robert Gottlieb, a co-author of Global Cities: Urban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong and China, Professor Emeritus of Urban and Environmental Policy and founder and former Director of the Urban and Environmental Policy Institute at Occidental College. He is also the co-author with Anupama Joshi of Food Justice (2010).
Ashley Rafalow, Director of Operations and Communications at the CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute appeared on CUNY TV’s Independent Sources to discuss the recent expansion of universal free school lunch to all New York City public schools.
This post previously appeared on FoodActive.org.uk. Food Active is a healthy weight program, supported by North West Directors of Public Health.
By Alyssa Costa, Dietetic Intern, CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy
On September 18, 2017 the New York City Council Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management held a hearing regarding an amendment to the City charter to establish a goal of zero waste for New York city by 2030.
By Nicholas Freudenberg, Director CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute
This commentary seeks to encourage food policy advocates and the food justice movement to consider an appropriate role for litigation in reforming food systems in this era. The following Q and As summarize some of what we need to know to engage in that discussion.