Online Program

Promoting social cohesion through nutrition and food connections

Monday, November 2, 2015 : 8:30 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.

Young Kim, Fondy Food Center, Milwaukee, WI
Access to healthy, affordable food is a necessary component to any healthy places approach. Many communities contain food access gaps and too often, these gaps occur in low income, economically-distressed neighborhoods. This presentation will share stories and successes for creating healthy places through healthy food strategies.

Learning Areas:

Other professions or practice related to public health

Learning Objectives:
Describe how food can bring people together, build social cohesion, and foster opportunities for healthy places. Discuss how cross-sectoral collaborations are crucial to creating healthy, sustainable, and equitable places.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Young Kim has been the Executive Director of the Fondy Food Center since 2003. Prior to coming to Milwaukee he spent eight years in Seattle working with the city’s homeless population.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.