Join the Institute for the Arts and Humanities in discussing the various challenges around food insecurity in the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill area. This event will feature representatives from key community organizations in a Q&A format with facilitation provided by Department of Nutrition Professor Alice S. Ammerman, Director for the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.
The panel includes:
Jessica Soldavini: A registered Dietitian and doctoral student in Nutrition at UNC Chapel Hill working with Alice Ammerman, her interests include addressing food insecurity, the federal nutrition programs, nutrition policy, and community-based nutrition interventions. Jessica works at the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, primarily with UNC SNAP-Ed and No Kid Hungry NC.
Tiffany Turner: She is a third-year intern at TABLE through the Bonner Program within the Campus Y at UNC. TABLE provides preschool, elementary, and middle school aged children with emergency food-aid every week, as well as nutrition education. Her role within TABLE has changed over the years, but includes grant writing, volunteer coordination, leading volunteer shifts, conducting food drives, event planning, serving on TABLE’s Board and more. At UNC, she is studying public policy.
*Lunch will be provided but registration is required.
*Canned or pre-packaged food donations will be accepted at this event. Examples: Pasta, Beans, Canned Fruit and Vegetables, and Peanut Butter