Through our work across New York City’s five boroughs over the past 37 years, we have a unique perspective on the needs of communities affected by hunger.
We’re working with partners in communities across the city to ensure that residents stay informed about anti-hunger policies and programs, and we’re advocating for equity and inclusion in the decision making process that shapes the local food system. In addition, we engage elected officials at the city, state and federal levels to help shape policies that address hunger and.
Communicating with City, State, and Congressional elected officials is an effective way to build, strengthen, and protect policies that support food access for all New Yorkers. We’ve put together a primer on how to get involved—check it out.