CLOCC offers Healthy Emergency Food Systems workshop


Our friends at the Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago’s Children (CLOCC) are offering a workshop on emergency food systems. This is a chance to learn about unique garden-pantry partnerships, which you can also learn about on the Chicago Community Gardeners Association (CCGA) resource page.

Join us in discovering unique models and partnerships used to increase access to healthy foods in emergency food systems.

Who will you meet?
  • Belna Reyes will highlight the Northwestern University Settlement House Food Pantry
  • Suzanne Lee will share successes and challenges involving her work with the No Child Hungry Initiative
  • Jessica Surma will discuss her work at La Casa Norte’s Northwest Food Partners Network
  • Mariann Chisum-McGill & Shirine Andrews from TCA Health will speak about integrating healthy foods into various emergency food systems

RSVP by February 17th to Donielle Wells at

Key Details

When: Thursday, February 19, 2015

Time: 9:00am – 11:30am

Location: Northwestern University Settlement House –

1400 W. Augusta Blvd.

What: An opportunity to learn, discover, share and network!

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