Institute Deputy Director Craig Willingham, with colleagues from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYCDOHMH) has recently published an article in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior on the results of a study to understand the impact of healthy checkouts in supermarkets located in the Bronx.
On April 27, CUNY Urban Public Health Institute Director Nicholas Freudenberg gave the keynote talk at the 2017 Brooklyn Food, Fitness and Faith Summit. The event, which brought together more than 120 faith leaders from Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan, was sponsored by the Borough of Brooklyn Interfaith Advisory Group and the Office of Faith Based Initiatives of the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's Center for Health Equity.
On October 27, 2016, CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute held its first Youth Countermarketing Convening which brought together organizations, groups, and individuals across NYC that lead youth food justice programs and/or that are interested in creating or expanding youth food countermarketing work. Organizations represented at the meeting include: Children’s Aid Society, FoodCorps, Community Food Advocates, GrowNYC, City Harvest, Bronx Health Reach, New Settlement, CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, and the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.