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Marion Nestle Challenges Funders to Be More Strategic and Political

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08/08/2013
The Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation’s Jenny Rempel shares the details of Community Food Funders’ second annual gathering, where the evening’s keynote speaker, New York University professor Marion Nestle, encouraged attendees to work together to build...
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Nourishing Strong Communities: Thoughts on Food Policy from Karen Karp

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03/15/2010
On April 20th, Philanthropy New York held a members briefing—sponsored by the Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation, the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund, and The Elmezzi Fund—which focused on ways that the public, private, and government sectors are...

Intraclass Correlation Coefficients for Obesity Indicators and Energy Balance–Related Behaviors Among NYC Public Elementary Schools

This study, published in Health Education & Behavior, takes baseline data from the Food, Health & Choices project, with 5th graders in 20 New York City public schools, and determined that obesity rates, eating behaviors and theory-based psychosocial determinants were more similar within schools than across different schools, even for schools in similar neighborhoods.
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GRACE Communications Foundation develops innovative strategies to increase public awareness of the critical environmental and public health issues created by our current food, water and energy systems, and to promote a more...

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