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Protecting Those Who Feed Us

Executive Summary The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated communities within New York City, across the United States, and throughout the world, but its effects have been particularly challenging for “essential workers,” individuals whose labor was necessary for the continued functioning of everyday life. Throughout the pandemic, these workers were expected to continue to show up to [...]

Protecting Those Who Feed Us2022-04-01T12:19:01-04:00

How to Reduce Hunger and Food Insecurity at Colleges Serving Low-Income Students in New York State

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic struck, in New York and across the nation, college students were among the millions of Americans regularly facing food insecurity and hunger. The pandemic pushed many more, including students enrolled at City University of New York (CUNY) and State University of New York (SUNY), into food insecurity. It also highlighted [...]

How to Reduce Hunger and Food Insecurity at Colleges Serving Low-Income Students in New York State2022-07-15T16:19:08-04:00

Negotiating Conflict and Consensus Toward a Shared Food Future

Executive Summary The East End of Long Island is a place of remarkable contrasts. It is home to strikingly beautiful beaches, thriving and productive farms, and a bustling tourism industry. But the region’s high-income levels mask economic inequalities, its mansions overshadow the lack of affordable housing, and rising seasonal tourism and local food production conceal [...]

Negotiating Conflict and Consensus Toward a Shared Food Future2022-04-01T12:19:09-04:00

Towards a NYC COVID-19 Food Response in 2021

The NY Food 20/20 Project, a collaboration of the CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute, Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy; and Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center; is pleased to announce the release of a new report, Towards a NYC COVID-19 Food Response in 2021. This report includes evidence and recommendations to [...]

Towards a NYC COVID-19 Food Response in 20212022-04-01T12:56:22-04:00

New York Food 20/20

The CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute, in collaboration with Hunter College New York City Food Policy Center and Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy at Columbia University have joined forces to monitor and assess New York City's food system response to COVID-19 to date and over the next 18 months. Our organizations collaborated to produce [...]

New York Food 20/202022-04-01T12:22:31-04:00

The State of Food Security at CUNY in 2020

Download Executive Summary Executive Summary CUNY provides tens of thousands of New Yorkers with the lifelong benefits of a college degree. For too many students, however, food insecurity and other unmet basic needs can undermine the promise of higher education, delaying graduation or contributing to dropout. Too often, students like those quoted above describe how [...]

The State of Food Security at CUNY in 20202022-04-01T12:54:18-04:00

Food and the New York City Budget

Download Executive Summary Download Appendices Note to Readers: This report is based on information available through October 25, 2019. Since the process for budget allocation and spending is dynamic and since this report relies on a variety of not always consistent public sources of evidence, we ask readers to send additions, corrections or suggestions to this report to [...]

Food and the New York City Budget2022-04-01T12:53:28-04:00

Bringing the Good Food Purchasing Program to NYC

Download Executive Summary Executive Summary The Good Food Purchasing Program (GFPP) is a comprehensive effort to harness the power of municipal institutional food procurement to achieve social, environmental, and economic goals through the promotion of better food purchasing practices. Specifically, the program provides a metric-based, flexible framework that prioritizes five core values: local economies, environmental [...]

Bringing the Good Food Purchasing Program to NYC2022-04-01T13:53:04-04:00

Eating Without Reservation

Download Press Release Download Executive Summary Executive Summary Each year more than 6,000 New York City residents are hospitalized for food-borne illnesses, according to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH). In 2017, 3,287 suspected food poisoning cases were reported to 311 and the NYC DOHMH. Between 2010 and 2017, the [...]

Eating Without Reservation2022-04-01T13:44:29-04:00

A Guide to Growing Good Food Jobs in New York City

Executive Summary Community Development Corporations (CDCs) and Settlement Houses (SHs) strive to create strong, healthy communities that make it easier for their residents to find healthy affordable food and good jobs. To advance work on achieving these two goals, the CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health [...]

A Guide to Growing Good Food Jobs in New York City2022-04-01T14:03:31-04:00
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