Time: December 7, 2009 from 9am to 10:30am
Location: The New School
Street: Wollman Hall, 65 West 11th Street
City/Town: New York, NY
Website or Map: http://www.buildingblocksproj…
Phone: 1.800.522.0456, ext. 274
Event Type: reception
Organized By: Building Blocks
Latest Activity: Dec 5, 2009
The Building Blocks Project -- Good Food, Good Jobs, Good Health -- for a reception to celebrate exciting progress toward a more just
and sustainable food system for all New Yorkers.
Come hear about new developments in the city's Food Retail
Expansion to Support Health (FRESH) program to bring
good food and good jobs to communities. Also, hear about
efforts to build on this initiative to make our food system healthy.
Christine C. Quinn, Speaker, New York City Council
Dan Barber, Owner, Blue Hill Restaurant
Bruce Both, President, UFCW Local 1500
Peggy M. Shepard, Executive Director and founder,
We Act for Environmental Justice
Invocation by Lisa Sharon-Harper, Co-Founder & Executive Director, NY Faith & Justice
Welcoming by Nevin Cohen, Assistant Professor, Urban Studies, The New School
Spoken word performance by Chris Muller, Faith Community Organizer NY Faith and Justice
Light refreshments will be served.
This event is free and open to the public.
To RSVP please call 1.800.522.0456, ext. 274
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsored by: The New School, United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1500, Families United for Racial and Economic Equality, New York Jobs with Justice, New York Faith and Justice, New York City Coalition Against Hunger and We Act for Environmental Justice. The event is free and open to the public.