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Hunger, Health, and Aging: A Bronx Food Insecurity Forum

  • Hostos Community College 450 Grand Concourse, 3rd Floor Café Bronx, New York, 10451 (map)

Hosted by The Aging in New York Fund in partnership with BronxWorks, Hostos Community College, NYC Department for the Aging, State Society on Aging, and United Neighborhood Houses of New York, this event will feature representatives from community-based organizations that have an interest in reducing food insecurity locally, particularly among Bronx older adults.  

Join us for a discussion and a call to action.

Featured panelists include:
Eileen Torres -  Executive Director of BronxWorks

Nick Freudenberg - Director of CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute

Iris Mercado, Ed.D. - Assistant Professor and Dietician, Hostos Community College

Joel Berg - Chief Executive Officer, Hunger Free America

Barbara Turk - Director of Food Policy, Office of the Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services

Light refreshments will be served and city and Bronx-based organizations will be available to answer questions about food access services.

Please RSVP by 5:00pm Friday, September 9th. If you have any questions, please call the NYC Department for the Aging at (212) 602-4464.