Progressive Caucus School Food Briefing

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Last month, the Caucus hosted a Council-wide briefing on school food programs in NYC’s Department of Education. The event was Co-sponsored by Caucus Co-Chair Donovan Richards, Vice-Chair Ben Kallos, Council Members Stephen Levin, Corey Johnson, Ritchie Torres and Danny Dromm in partnership with Community Food Advocates, Hunger Free NYC and Local 372, DC37Thanks to all the attendees who participated in this rich discussion on Breakfast in the Classroom and Middle School Free Lunch including representatives from the following offices:

  • No Kid Hungry Campaign
  • Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Office of Public Advocate Letitia James
  • Office of Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer
  • United Federation of Teachers
  • Council of School Supervisors & Administrators
  • Council Member I. Daneek Miller
  • Council Member Jumaane Williams
  • Council Member Carlos Menchaca
  • Council Member Debi Rose
  • Council Member Margaret Chin
  • Council Member Andy Cohen
  • Council Member Vincent Gentile
  • Council Member Rafael Espinal
  • Council Member Dan Garodnick
  • Council Member Ruben Wills
  • Council Education Committee
  • Council Finance Division
  • Council Legislative Division

Presentation materials are available here.

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