Welcome Remarks

Location: Cowin Auditorium
Date: Sun, March 15
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

We invite all conference attendees to join us in Cowin Auditorium as we begin the day with opening remarks by Pam Koch, Executive Director of the Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy, and Just Food Board Member Karen Washington. 

New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer will present the McKinley Hightower-Beyah Award, which was created in 2008 to commemorate a dear friend of Just Food and his lifelong dedication to community service, education, urban agriculture, and social justice. Each year, this award honors an NYC youth who has demonstrated exceptional leadership and a commitment to food justice in their community. 

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