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Urban Food Policy Forum: Food Security in New York in 2018 and Beyond

  • CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy 55 West 125th Street New York, NY, 10027 United States (map)

With ongoing changes in the political landscape, many people are concerned with food security and how current and potential policy proposals could affect their family and community.  On May 17th, the CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute will explore the current state of federal, state, and city food security policy by discussing threats and opportunities. 


  • Greg Silverman, Executive Director, West Side Campaign Against Hunger
  • David DeVaughn, Director, Policy & Community Engagement at City Harvest
  • Triada Stampas, Vice President for Research & Public Affairs at Food Bank For New York City
  • Dawn Secor, SNAP Policy Specialist, Hunger Solutions New York


Jan Poppendieck, Senior Research Fellow at the CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute.  Her primary concerns, both as a scholar and as an activist, are poverty, hunger, and food assistance in the United States.

Watch Food Security in New York in 2018 & Beyond


For more info on this topic - please check out the latest briefs from Food Bank For New York City:

Trade-Offs at the Dinner Table

Unboxing the Reality of Hunger