CUNY Urban Food Policy Director Nicholas Freudenberg testified before a hearing of the City Council Committees on Higher Education and General Welfare on February 14, 2019. This is an excerpt from his testimony:
On October 26, 2016, the New York City Council Committee on Consumer Affairs held a hearing on the proposed Street Vending Modernization Act. The CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute submitted testimony, which you can read and download below.
On September 30, 2016 the New York City Council Committee on Small Business and Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises held an oversight hearing on Zoning and Incentives for Promoting Retail Diversity and Preserving Neighborhood Character. Nevin Cohen, Research Director at the Urban Food Policy Institute, prepared and delivered testimony focusing on the challenges and opportunities within the food sector His testimony is presented below.