Resnick Center for Food Law & Policy

Hunger & Food Insecurity in the LGBT Community

Hunger and Food Insecurity in the LGBT Community
Hosted by O'Melveny and Myers LLP

Thursday, June 4, 2015 | 6:00 p.m. ET
Law Offices of O'Melveny and Myers | 7 Times Square, New York City

Contrary to popular stereotypes, LGBT people disproportionately experience poverty and food insecurity. This panel will discuss new research from the Williams Institute and its implications for policy makers and service providers.

Panelists include:
-Barbara Turk, Director of Food Policy, New York City
-Gary Gates, Research Director, Williams Institute at UCLA Law
-Janet Poppendleck, Professor Emerita of Sociology, Policy Director, NYC Food Policy Center, Hunter College
-Alana Redfield, Director of LGBTQI Affairs, Human Resources Administration
-Triada Stampas, VP for Research and Public Affairs, Food Bank for New York City
-Kim Kessler, Policy and Special Programs Director, Resnick Program for Food Law and Policy at UCLA Law