on September 29, 2014 bboyd
Submitted by bboyd on Mon, 09/29/2014 - 21:04
Joel will be in Australia as a guest of the Sydney-based Right to Food Coalition, and will be the keynote speaker at the inaugural food security conference being held in Sydney on 13 & 14 October.
on May 27, 2014 bboyd
Submitted by bboyd on Tue, 05/27/2014 - 11:28
Meet our staff in this new short video...
on September 23, 2012 bboyd
Submitted by bboyd on Sun, 09/23/2012 - 17:25
DAILY NEWS: Mayor Bloomberg tells city's poor not to get discouraged, says the economy will renew - Comments draw ire of critics as number of residents living below poverty line rose 4.5 percent in 2011
By Christina Boyle / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
Times are tough — but hang in there.
That was Mayor Bloomberg’s message Friday as he railed at the “bums” in Washington who don’t know how to fix the economy, and faced off criticism that his administration hasn’t done enough to help the poor.
on June 25, 2012 bboyd
Submitted by bboyd on Mon, 06/25/2012 - 11:27
Yesterday, the New York Times Editorial Board called last week's Senate-approved Farm Bill "mediocre". NYCCAH feels "mediocre" is too kind a description.
on June 13, 2012 bboyd
Submitted by bboyd on Wed, 06/13/2012 - 11:03
Friday, NYCCAH is pleased to be co-sponsoring "Ending Hunger and Poverty in NYC: A conference for anti-hunger advocates, emergency food providers, and faith leaders"!
Friday June 15
Sixth Street Community Synagogue
325 E. 6th Street, NYC (btwn 1st and 2nd Ave)
Agenda (with initial confirmed speakers)
on June 13, 2012 bboyd
Submitted by bboyd on Wed, 06/13/2012 - 08:24
Yesterday, the New York Times Editorial Board endorsed an amendment proposed by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand to restore funding to SNAP/food stamps in the Farm Bill.
on June 6, 2012 bboyd
Submitted by bboyd on Wed, 06/06/2012 - 14:58
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's YouTube page has posted video coverage of the Senate Agriculture Committee deliberate on the Farm Bill.
Watch her impassioned stand against cuts to SNAP/food stamps that will impact hundreds of thousands of hungry New Yorkers:
Huffington Post has the video and full article
on June 5, 2012 bboyd
Submitted by bboyd on Tue, 06/05/2012 - 10:10
Yesterday at Union Square Greenmarket in Manhattan, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), joined by "Top Chef" Tom Colicchio, the New York City Coalition Against Hunger's Joel Berg, and hunger advocates of all stripes, denounced cuts to SNAP/food stamps funding in the Farm Bill.
on May 17, 2012 bboyd
Submitted by bboyd on Thu, 05/17/2012 - 12:49
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
May 17th, 2012
Contact: Theresa E. Hassler, Director of Communications firstname.lastname@example.org
(314) 276-7691 – mobile
(212) 825-0028 ext. 212
Advocates Hail the End of Finger-Imaging
The following is a statement from Joel Berg, Executive Director of the New York City Coalition Against Hunger:
on April 26, 2012 bboyd
Submitted by bboyd on Thu, 04/26/2012 - 15:26
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Contact: Bethany Lesser, (202) 224-3873
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Kirsten Gillibrand released the following opening statement on the Farm Bill for today’s Agriculture Committee Mark-Up: