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Using the Power of Marketing Against Junk Food

Bronx Helpers performing a skit set in a fast food restaurant.   Beginning in January, a group of middle school students at New Settlement's Bronx Helpers have been working on a countermarketing project in which they learned ...

 

Earth Day Celebration at PS 42

We are excited to announce that beginning in the 2018-2019 school year we will be hosting a FoodCorps member at a new partner school, PS 42, in addition to our FoodCorps member at PS 294! ...

 

The United Farmworkers Movement – History of Food as a Tool for Resistance

As you grab some delicious fruit at the farmers market or grocery store, do you ever think about the person who picked it? Farm workers have few rights compared to many other occupations in the ...

 

VIDEO – Fighting for our Community’s Right to Good Food

Why do we do food justice work? We're excited to share a new video about Community Food Action's purpose and values, and the different kinds of projects that we work on with our community to ...

 

A Toolkit for Place-Based Approaches to Food Justice

In 2014, Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) NYC launched a new city-wide food justice initiative called Communities for Healthy Food NYC, with the approach of building programs within four neighborhood-based community development organizations - New Settlement ...

 

Black Panthers Free Breakfast Program – History of Food as a Tool for Resistance

The fight for fresh, affordable, culturally appropriate food has been part of many social movements throughout history and all over the world. We were inspired by Phat Beets' History of Food as a Tool for ...

 

Exciting Farm Stand Staff Updates!

Since the market season ended in November, several of our staff have made impressive accomplishments. We celebrate them and wish them continued success! Maria (Youth Leader) was accepted to The School of the New York Times ...

 

Photo album: FoodCorps lesson with Ms. July

As part of her service at PS 294, Community Food Action's FoodCorps member, July Alcantara de Martinez, leads lessons in the classroom that incorporate learning around cooking, nutrition, and gardening into the academic standards. On ...

 

Photo album: How to Teach a Cooking Class Training

Community Engagement Specialist Violeta led a follow-up training for after school program staff, after their initial training on how to teach a cooking class with Edible Schoolyard. Staff discussed ways to keep children engaged, practiced ...

 

Career Day at CMSP 327 / Día de las Profesiones en CMSP 327

On February 8th, CMSP 327, the middle school and high school located in the New Settlement Community Campus, held a Career Day to expose its students to different types of careers and allow them to ...

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