How can food be a tool to engage communities? What might be some common goals, messages, and strategies for food, democracy, climate change and civil rights groups leading into the 2020 election? Could a New York City and State Food Policy Agenda for 2020 unify different constituencies? On November 29, join the CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute to explore these and other key questions in this post-election Urban Food Policy Forum!
Karen Spangler, Director of Policy and Program Operations, Food Policy Action, will give the Keynote Presentation and then be joined by
Dennis Derryck, Founder & President, Corbin Hill Food Project and
Robin Vitale, Vice President, Health Strategies–NYC, American Heart Association
Moderator: Craig Willingham, Deputy Director, CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute.
KAREN SPANGLER suggests the following:
Anything about politics from modernfarmer.com (including https://modernfarmer.com/2018/11/five-midterm-races-where-farming-was-a-factor/ and https://modernfarmer.com/2018/10/the-farm-bill-expired-bad-news-for-many/)
A recent press conference moderated by FPA Executive Director Monica Mills (https://www.facebook.com/ewg.org/videos/551621075276563/UzpfSTUzODU1Njg0OTQ5NDUyMzoyNDEzMDA4Mjk4NzE2MDI2/)
Food Policy Action’s An Eater's Guide to Congress! (https://foodpolicyaction.org/an-eaters-guide-to-congress/)
DENNIS DERRYCK suggests the following:
Remaking the Economy: A Guide to Nonprofit Roles and Tools (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OW4n20NT4Pg&feature=youtu.be)
ROBIN VITALE suggests the following:
www.yourethecure.org For more than 30 years, You’re the Cure –the American HeartAssociation/American Stroke Association's grassroots network –has been speaking out for policiesthat help build healthier communities and healthier lives. We’re a community of fathers andmothers, neighbors and friends, researchers and caregivers, passionate about an America that’sfree of heart disease and stroke.
CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute also suggests:
Willingham C, Rafalow A, Lindstrom L, Freudenberg N. The CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute Guide to Food Governance in New York City. CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, 2017. http://www.cunyurbanfoodpolicy.org/publications/
Weiser, W. and Bannon, A. (2018) Democracy: An Election Agenda for Candidates, Activists, and Legislators. https://www.brennancenter.org/sites/default/files/publications/2018_05_Agendas_DEmocracy_FINALpdf_0.pdf
USGCRP, 2018: Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States: Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II: Report-in-Brief [Reidmiller, D.R., C.W. Avery, D.R. Easterling, K.E. Kunkel, K.L.M. Lewis, T.K. Maycock, and B.C. Stewart (eds.)]. U.S. Global Change Research Program, Washington, DC, USA, 186 pp; https://nca2018.globalchange.gov/downloads/NCA4_Report-in-Brief.pdf
Politico’s “2020 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS” Section: https://www.politico.com/news/2020-elections