It takes a village to raise a child, especially one that is healthy and well-fed. New York City has stepped up to this challenge and through a local initiative, known as Food Works has shaped policy for community, schools and childhood nutrition that makes? programs and organizations, such as Green Carts, City Harvest and NYC Food and Fitness Partnership that build a health-conscious community. How can we share this model for adoption among other communities to share the health? A panel moderated by Pam Koch ?98, Kristen Mancinelli ?08, TC Trustee Laurie M. Tisch and Sharon Wong, Community Development Manager at NYC Food and Fitness Partnership.
Teachers College, Columbia University is an institution with a rich and distinguished record in the field of education. Decade after decade, since its founding in 1887, the College has anticipated concerns and acted with initiatives to advance educational reforms and issues. With its tradition of innovation and insights, the College is one of the leading schools of education in the country, if not the world, embracing three fields: education, psychology and health.