HFRAN-affiliated organizations within New York City that conduct research and advocate for food and nutrition policy.
Hunter College New York City Food Policy CenterHunter College New York City Food Policy Center Contact: Charles Platkin, PhD, JD, MPH
The Hunter College New York City Food Policy Center develops intersectoral, innovative and evidence-based solutions to preventing diet-related diseases and promoting food security in New York and other cities. The Center works with policy makers, community organizations, advocates and the public to create healthier, more sustainable food environments and to use food to promote community and economic development. Through interdisciplinary research, policy analysis, evaluation and education, we leverage the expertise and passion of the students, faculty and staff of Hunter College. The Center aims to make New York City a model for smart, fair food policy.