Exploring the Intersection of COVID-19, Food Justice, & Insecurity, and Obesity



Vivien Morris, moderated a panel on the pandemic, food, and health hosted by the Resilient Sisterhood Project.


From the Resilient Sisterhood Project:


This open dialogue will bring a community point of view to the racial and socioeconomic aspects of food insecurity as well as the overall implications of limited access to healthy food. In addition, we will explore how highly processed food is a well-known factor for obesity and other health conditions that are connected to poor health outcomes for people impacted by COVID-19. Our featured panelists include: 1. Dr. Julian Agyeman, PhD, FRSA, FRGS Tufts University Professor of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning and author of The Immigrant-Food Nexus


2. Dr. Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA, FAAP, FACP, FAHA, FTOS

3. Dwaign Tyndal, BS, MS Executive Director of Alternatives for Community and Environment (ACE) Moderator: Vivien Morris, MS, RD, MPH, LDN Board Chair, Mattapan Food & Fitness Coalition


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