Community Forum on Healthy Food Access - November 16, 2015
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
8:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Accessing affordable, fresh, and nutritious food is a challenge for many living in the Atlanta metropolitan region—particularly those living in low-income neighborhoods. The Community Forum on Healthy Food Access will provide the opportunity to delve deeply into this issue.
Participants will learn how local initiatives are improving healthy food access in the Atlanta area; hear from experts about innovative cross-sector partnerships designed to address food insecurity, create jobs, and revitalize communities; receive information on the availability of federal funds and other resources to support efforts to bring healthy food options to the Atlanta area; and connect and engage with national and local leaders to leverage your organization's influence and impact.
Bank of America Charitable Foundation connects communities to better economic futures by responding to fundamental issues related to jobs, housing, and basic human services.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's Community and Economic Development group works to activate financial, human, and social capital to foster the conditions that facilitate economic growth in the Sixth District, which includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee.
The Reinvestment Fund is a national leader in rebuilding America's distressed towns and cities through the innovative use of capital, information, and partnerships.
Who should attend?
- Atlanta's business, community, and philanthropic leaders
- Antihunger advocates and service providers
- Federal, state, and government officials
- Public health professionals
There is no cost to attend this event but preregistration is required.
For information about this event, contact Kyan Bishop, Director, Community and Economic Development, Kyan.Bishop@atl.frb.org.