Monday, November 30, 2009

FRESH Initiative Event

The Good Food, Good Jobs Coalition invites you to 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.

Monday, December 7, 2009
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Wollman hall, The New School
65 West 11th street


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

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.

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