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Virtual Food Summit 2022
September 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Office of Senator Mark Montigny invites you to Food Summit 2022: The Intersection of Food and Basic Needs: Healthcare, Housing, & Transportation.
Moderator: UMass Dartmouth Student Trustee, Maxwell White and Liz Wiley, ED of the Marion Institute.
Keynote speaker: Brandy H. M. Brooks, Professional Instigator for an Equitable Society
Panelists Facilitator: Gina Plata- Nino, Mass Law Reform Institute and lead advocate on the Massachusetts Hunger Free Initiative.Panelists:
- Damon Chaplin (New Bedford Dept. of Health) to talk from the health perspective
- Josh Amaral (P.A.C.E. in New Bedford) to talk about housing in relation to food
- Alexis Walls (MA Public Health Association) to speak to the importance of advocacy in these intersections
- Erik Rousseau (SRTA) Southeastern Regional Transit Authority
Event is in conjunction with September Hunger Action Month – Become a Hunger Action Advocate – Find out more here.