Task Force Releases Report to Inform White House Conference

Authored by the Task Force on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health, “Ambitious, Actionable Recommendations to End Hunger, Advance Nutrition, and Improve Health in the United States” offers policy recommendations and actions to advance the goals of the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health to end hunger, improve nutrition, and reduce diet-related diseases in the United States by 2030.

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New York State Health Foundation Brief Examines Food Scarcity’s Influence on Mental Health

A new issue brief authored by the New York State Health Foundation, “Food Scarcity’s Influence on Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic in New York State,” builds of previous analyses foundation analyses that documented increased rates of poor mental health and food scarcity among New York residents. Using national research as the basis, this new report explores the association between experiencing food scarcity and poor mental health during the pandemic.

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Food Access and Security Learning Community Calls

GIH Events

This meeting focused on the current state of food and nutrition incentives, with a particular emphasis on the impact of the pandemic and the future of these interventions. The meeting featured Oran Hesterman, Noah Fulmer, and Katie Jones of Fair Food Network.  

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Food Access and Security Learning Community Calls

GIH Events

 This meeting will feature an update on and discussion of federal priorities and opportunities for public-private partnership to improve nutrition security. The meeting will feature Kumar Chandran, Senior Advisor – Nutrition, in the Office of the Secretary at USDA. 

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Food Access and Security Learning Community Calls

GIH Events

This meeting focused on reconciling emergency food response with need for food systems reform, but also covered several other topics (i.e., lifting-up grassroots voices and ending philanthropic paternalism; looking at natural disasters, equity, and food systems in addition to health outcomes and SDOH; climate change’s impacts on food systems; environmental justice and food systems; what the current public health response looks like with food systems; and investing at the federal and local policy levels).

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