Archives: Advocacy

CUNY Food Security Advocates

In spring 2018, Healthy CUNY and the CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute launched the CUNY Food Security Advocates Project to advance the goal of ending food insecurity among CUNY students. This demonstration project focuses on preparing students at John Jay College and Hostos Community College to become advocates who can take action to reduce food [...]

CUNY Food Security Advocates2022-07-23T23:21:59-04:00

City Budget Expands Universal Free School Lunch

As members of the Lunch 4 Learning campaign, we are pleased to announce New York City has included additional funds in this year’s budget to expand universal free school lunch to include 90% of schools and 84% of students. Schools with more than 70 percent of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch were [...]

City Budget Expands Universal Free School Lunch2022-07-24T01:28:23-04:00

Hunger Advocacy Day with Food Bank for New York City

On March 1, 2017, Food Bank for New York City mobilized over forty representatives from emergency food relief organizations to the State Capitol for a Statewide Anti-hunger Advocacy Day. The main goal of this event was to connect with State Legislators to request an increased investment in the Hunger Prevention and Nutrition Assistance Program (HPNAP). [...]

Hunger Advocacy Day with Food Bank for New York City2022-07-24T02:07:13-04:00
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