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.