Transforming Food Systems through Advocacy: Community Leadership in Policy Change

Transforming Food Systems through Advocacy:

Community Leadership in Policy Change

Thursday, October 21, 9:30-10:30am

Thursday, October 28, 12:00pm-1:00pm 

The Montgomery County Food Council (MCFC) is hosting Transforming Food Systems through Advocacy: Community Leadership in Policy Change. This two-part series aims to equip nonprofit and community partners with actionable strategies to engage elected officials on key food policy issues at the municipal, county, and state levels. Both sessions will feature moderated discussions on fostering collaboration between government leaders and faith, business, and nonprofit community advocates to transform food systems through policy change.

Session One: Highlighted the role of elected officials in food systems policy change, and included:

Opening Remarks:

Keynote Address:

Panelists:

Moderated by: Evelyn Kelly, Program Director, Institute for Public Health Innovation

Watch Recording Below: 

Session Two: Focused on the critical role of community advocates in transforming systems through policy change and featured:

Opening Remarks:

Panelists:

Moderated by: Vanessa Pierre, Founder, Homestead Hustle & Healing

Watch Recording Below: 

 

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Thank you to the the Takoma Park-Silver Spring Co-op (TPSS Co-op) for generously sponsoring this event! 

     Thank you to Holy Cross Health for being an event partner! 

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