3:oo - 5:15
1. How to Start a NYC School Garden
Presenters: Rasheed Hislop, Outreach Coordinator, GreenThumb, NYC Department of Parks and Recreation; Claudia DeMegret, Director of Education, CityParks Foundation; Mauricio Gonzalez, Frederick Douglas Secondary School; Geimy Colon, CityParks Education
This workshop, geared toward teachers, parents and other school-affiliated people who are interested in establishing a school garden, will include an introduction to the resources currently available through NYC’s Green Thumb program, City Parks Foundation and others, with presentations by gardeners representing a variety of successful school gardening projects of varying scales in the city. Each will describe their school garden model in detail, the development process, barriers overcome, keys to success, and make recommendations for schools starting down the garden path. There will be opportunity for in-depth discussion and problem solving.
Presented by GreenThumb/City of NY Parks & Recreation, in conjunction with the School Gardening Task Force of the NYC Food & Fitness Partnership.
2. Cooking is Science: From Photosynthesis to Salad and Beyond
Presenter: Pam Koch, Nutrition Program, Teachers College
Cooking in the classroom is a terrific way to get kids excited about healthful, sustainable eating while experiencing science as omni-present in our lives. We will use the Linking Food and the Environment (LiFE) curriculum and the Teachers College EarthFriends Learning Lab to make a plant-part salad from farmers’ market produce while learning about photosynthesis and structure and function of plant parts. We will conduct density experiments while grinding grains into flour that will be made into whole grain pancakes. Come ready to think, have fun, eat, and leave filled with great lesson plans appropriate for upper elementary and middle school students.
3. Evaluation Clinic: Working with the Experts on Sustaining Your Nutrition and Gardening Programs
Presenters: Scott Burg, Senior Researcher, Rockman ET AL; Frances Montell, Ph.D., Research Associate, Rockman ET AL
This hands-on workshop will begin with a discussion that includes evaluation case studies, and an overview of strategies and methods for developing effective evaluations. The heart of this workshop is for participants to share their evaluation needs and struggles, and to brainstorm solutions. Optional: forward your program descriptions, outcomes, goals, and evaluation needs to email@example.com with the subject line Evaluation Clinic.
4. Two Angry Moms Film Screening and Discussion
Presenters: Amy Kalafa, producer, Two Angry Moms; Dr. Susan Rubin, founder, Better School Food; Petra Dorfsman, Board of Directors, Better School Food
“Two Angry Moms is a documentary that asks the question: What happens when two “fed-up” moms try to change the school lunch program? Exploring the roles the federal government, corporate interest, school administration and parents play in the feeding of our country's school kids, Two Angry Moms shows not only on what is wrong with school food; it offers strategies for overcoming roadblocks and getting real food into school cafeterias.”
5. Policy Workshop: Advancing a Healthy School Agenda for New York
Facilitators: Bob Lewis, New York State Agriculture and Markets and Bill Ayres, World Hunger Year
Participants: Bob Stern, NYS Assembly Task Force on Food, Farm and Nutrition Policy; Fern Gale Estrow, The FGE Nutrition Team; Amie Hamlin, NY Coalition for Healthy School Food; Kate Mackenzie, City Harvest; Amy Korn-Roth, NYS Department of Health; Karen Washington, La Familia Verde Community Gardening Coalition; Thomas Forster, International Partners for Sustainable Agriculture; Aine Duggan, Food Bank of New York City; Council Member Robert Jackson, Education Committee Chair (Invited)
What are the key proposals and ideas that have been brought forth by advocates, agencies, and legislators for improving school meals and connecting schools more closely with local agriculture and gardening? What are the most current action items? Who is emerging in the leadership on these issues? Participate in a working session with leading advocates, an elected official or two (invited), agency representatives, and policy experts. Learn where these proposals came from, how they evolved, and what is still missing on the state and local levels in New York. An in-depth workshop designed for developing strategy and fostering collaboration.
FRIDAY EVENING WORKSHOP
4:00 - 7:00
6. Learn Green NYC Youth Forum and Learn Green NYC Coalition
Facilitators: Marie-Claire Munnely and Melinda Salazar, Ph.D., Cloud Institute of Sustainability Education
Presenters: Jean Gardner, Parsons The New School for Design; Sarah Haga, Jonathan Rose Companies; Honey Berk; Carlos Martinez and Thomas Turnbull, Green Map System; Jaimie Cloud, Founder, Cloud Institute of Sustainability Education
Youth from the five boroughs are getting involved in greening projects and eco-clubs. A representative group is invited to participate in this exciting 'world-cafe' style exchange and creative forum where they will share their experience and, with the help of Learn Green NYC Coalition members, they will develop and exchange ideas about great new youth-led activities for sustainable schools and communities.
Media and Messaging: Making Meaningful, Motivating & Masterful Messages
Three experts; three philosophies, and three approaches to using media and creating messages for youth. Join the discussion as we explore the powerful effects of media on youth, and how we can craft and deliver creative media messages that matter.
Moderator: Pam Koch, Nutrition Program, Teachers College
Presenters: Melinda Hemmelgarn, M.S., R.D., Food Sleuth®, LLC; Jane S. Park, Senior Curriculum Specialist, Sesame Workshop; Barbara Storper, M.S., R.D., Founder, FoodPlay Productions
FRIDAY EVENING CABARET
6:30 - 9:00 pm
Good Food, Reception, and Cabaret
Eat, socialize, network and be entertained!
The School Food Revolution: Public Food and Sustainable Development in the XXI Century
School food – as prepared and eaten around the globe – suddenly finds itself at the forefront of contemporary debates about healthy eating, social inclusion, environmental sustainability and local economic development. Roberta Sonnino will share what she has learned through case studies that track the variety of changes taking place, including some of New York City’s own story. She brings a message of hope and a heartfelt recognition to all of the heroes who are becoming involved – public authorities, lunch/dinner ladies, our young people, their parents, educators and the general public, non-profit agencies, quality food producers and legislators – in new ways of thinking and feeling about food.
Keynote Speaker: Roberta Sonnino, Lecturer in Environmental Policy and planning in the School of City and Regional Planning, Cardiff University, UK
Moderator: Toni Liquori, Liquori and Associates LLC and Nutrition Program Teachers College
Respondents: David Berkowitz, Executive Director, SchoolFood, NYC Department of Education; Angela Calebrese Barton, Ph.D, Michigan State University; Karen Washington, founder, La Familia Verde Community Garden Coalition; Peter Riggs, Director, Forum on Democracy and Trade
New York Initiatives: Innovation and Update
New York is on the forefront of implementing and expanding progressive initiatives such as the New York State Council on Food Policy, New York Farm-to-School, and First Lady Michelle Paige Paterson’s project, Healthy Steps to Albany. Connecting New York’s rural and urban concerns will foster healthy food choices in our schools and neighborhoods, link schools with New York farms and community gardens, and promote education on food, nutrition and obesity prevention.
Introduction: Marcel Van Ooyen, Executive Director, Council on the Environment of New York City
Introduction: Bob Lewis, Special Assistant for Market Development, New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets
Presenters: Patrick Hooker, Commissioner, New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets; First Lady Michelle Paige Paterson, Office of New York Governor David Paterson
12:15 - 1:15
Workshops or Lunch
7. Putting Green Schools on the Green Map
and Learn Green NYC Coalition
Facilitators: Jaimie Cloud, Founder, and Marie-Claire Munnelly, Cloud Institute of Sustainability Education
Presenters: Thomas Turnbull, Green Map System; and Youth Forum Participants
Preview the Green Schools Green Map, a great way to share your school’s progress and youth-led eco-projects! This interactive demonstration will give you the opportunity to help shape Green Map System’s online mapmaking tool before it debuts in Fall 2008. Outcomes of Friday’s Youth Forum with the Learn Green NYC Coalition. Energy & Environment Exploration modules, curriculum links to Cloud Institute’s Inventing the Future and other resources.
8. Parents and their Collaborators:
Influencing the Food Landscape at School
Moderator: Susan Rubin, Better School Food
Presenters: Allison Carmen, Parent Activist and Jerry Musillo, FLIK; Larissa Phillips, Parent Activist, Brooklyn New School; Stephen O’Brien, SchoolFood, NYC Department of Education and Cindy Wu, Parent Activist, NEST+M
Parents are among the most effective spokespeople for change, and these parents from private and public school settings found powerful partners to amplify their voices. How did they grab full attention for their concerns from their school's food service management company, the PTA president, and the Office of SchoolFood? Come to this session with your own challenges and find out how to make compelling case for change.
9. Groundbreaking Cafeteria Programs: Innovative Evaluations
Moderator: Judy Wylie-Rosett, EdD, RD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Presenters: Scott Burg, Senior Researcher, Rockman ET AL; Frances Montell, Ph.D., Research Associate, Rockman ET AL; Ted Spitzer, Founder, Market Ventures
Compare the findings and different techniques for evaluating two significant programs: the Oakland salad bar project and its effect on student behaviors and knowledge; and New York City’s SchoolFood Plus Initiative designed to improve eating habits, health and academic performance. Both programs feature plant-based recipes, local procurement, and the goal of sustainability. Learn how to choose the evaluation strategy that works best for your program.
10. Chef's Roundtable
Moderator: Karin Endy, The French Culinary Institute
Presenters: Jorge Collazo, SchoolFood, NYC Department of Education; Michel Nischan, Wholesome Wave and The Dressing Room; Robert Surles (Chef Bobo), The Calhoun School; John Turenne, Sustainable Food Systems
The challenges of integrating quality with quantity in school and college cafeteria kitchens (from 1 to 1,000) are being met by these chefs and managers. Their strategies and methods they use to identify the necessary factors to sustain innovation will inspire participants to critically review their own operations (and other’s) and to advocate for policy change.
1:00 - 2:00
Workshops or Lunch
11. Innovative Approaches to Meeting Federal Food Guidelines
Moderator: Toni Liquori, Liquori and Associates and Nutrition Program, Teachers College
Presenters: Stefania Patinella, Food and Nutrition Programs Manager, Children’s Aid Society; Fern Gale Estrow, Founder, The FGE Nutrition Team; and TBA
Early childhood daycare centers, teen community centers, and after-school programs are working hard to shape their food service operations in progressive ways and also meet federal guidelines. Come learn how these groups are building ownership and implementing systematic and replicable change within the guidelines, one program at a time.
12. Baking Agriculture into Education:
Farm to School Curriculum, Programs and Activities
Moderator: Pam Koch, Nutrition Program, Teachers College Columbia University
Presenters: Jennifer Wilkins, Cornell Cooperative Extension; Karen Wadsworth, Food System Education; Karyn Novikowski, The Sylvia Center at Katchkie Farm
Many opportunities exist beyond the cafeteria to engage children in experiential learning as a compliment to the local foods being featured on their lunch menus. Learn about the range of programs to find the right fit for you, participate in an engaging classroom game on the food system, and explore The Sylvia Center curriculum designed to New York State Standards.
13. Peer Education and Youth Driven Campaigns
Moderator: Sheila Aminmadani, Educational Video Center
Presenters: Miriam Neptune, Educational Video Center and Youth; David Saphire, Learn It, Grow It, Eat It and Youth; Dylan Hass, FRESH After-School Club and Youth
Peer education is a powerful tool that is being utilized to engage youth in learning about food systems issues and nutrition. This workshop features two examples of youth projects that are grappling with the development of healthy behaviors and teaching others. Presenters from FRESH after-school club, HS of Environmental Studies; and the Faces of Food project, the Educational Video Center with Learn It, Grow it, Eat It.
14. Promoting Farm to School: Local Food is on the Menu, Now What?
Moderator: Christina Grace, NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets
Presenters: Amy Cotler, MA Farm to School; David Berkowitz, SchoolFood, NYC Department of Education; Betsy Bacelli, Owego-Apalachin CSD; Ray Denniston, Johnson City Schools, Rock on Café
Serving local foods is just the beginning. Getting students to choose the local veggie burrito or salad bar over pizza is the next challenge. And what about making sure your administrators, staff, parents and other stakeholders aware of the benefits of your farm to school efforts? Find out how food and nutrition departments are using nuts and bolts PR and Marketing techniques to run successful farm to school campaigns. The session will feature SchoolFood’s marketing efforts, Rock on Café’s regional approach, and a statewide initiative in Massachusetts.
15. School Wellness Councils: Tools for Communication, Collaboration, and Change
Moderator: Cathy Nonas, Director of Physical Activity and Nutrition Programs, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Presenters: Kim Perry, The Alliance for a Healthier Generation; Alma Idehen, NYC Department of Education
Since the 2004 Congressional Wellness mandate, schools and other community stakeholders have been working together in creative ways to achieve child health. Wellness councils harness the energy of parents, teachers, and administrators and are the supporting structure for collaborative efforts at change. How do school wellness councils come into being, who are the players involved? Partnerships are often the key to success. How are these relationships forged? Once schools embrace the wellness councils as tools for change, what other opportunities are available for sustaining and progressing?
2:15 - 3:15
16. Activating “Farm to School” along the Supply Chain
Moderator: Karen Karp, Karp Resources
Presenters: Billy Doherty, SchoolFood, NYC Department of Education; Mitch Levine, Advantage Marketing; Pat Sheldon, Sheldon Farms; Margaret Lamb, Saratoga Springs School District
Fresh fruits, dairy products, frozen vegetables and other New York products are showing up on lunch trays. You can serve more local foods to your students using proven approaches. Learn how NYC Department of Education, SchoolFood has incorporated local in its procurement system with technical assistance from food brokers and agency partners Find out how Saratoga Springs School District works directly with local grower Sheldon Farms to put seasonal fresh produce on the menu. Identify solutions to supply chain challenges and share local procurement ideas.
17. Youth Marketing Locally Grown: A New Model for Building Community
Moderator: Carol Parker Duncanson, Program Leader, Cornell University Cooperative Extension - NYC
Presenters: Stefania Patinella, Children's Aid Society; Tom Strumolo, Geo Edwards and Shane Giles Joseph, Youthmarket/CENYC; Bridget Llanes and Trevor Nicholas, For a Better Bronx
Fostering relationships between young people and their community that focus on food and gardening is an objective of this conference that is illustrated well by this workshop. Three variations on this theme will be presented by program managers and youth participants that offer points of entry for organizations seeking a hands-on way to educate about food systems, entrepreneurship, and community service. Children’s Aid Society, Council on the Environment of NYC’s Youth Market program, For A Better Bronx.
18. Policy Roundtable: Local to National Healthy Schools, Healthy Children Agenda
Facilitators: Bob Lewis, NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets; and Bill Ayres, World Hunger Year
Presenters: Thomas Forster, International Partners for Sustainable Agriculture; Ray Denniston, NYS Farm to School Committee and NYS Food Policy Council; Jan Poppendeick, Hunter College, CUNY, Professor of Sociology; Council Member Robert Jackson, Education Committee Chair (Invited)
What are the key proposals currently in play? What proposals are coming up that will impact the quality and accessibility of school meals and nutritious food in communities? How can recent gains in urban - rural coalitions in New York and across the country be built on for future actions? Join a quick moving discussion with experts who will connect national policy with state and local perspectives.
19. A Tasting of 3 Elementary Food-Based Curricula
Moderator: Jaimie Cloud, Founder, Cloud Institute of Sustainability Education
Presenters: Margrethe Horlyck-Romanovsky, Food Change; Pam Koch, Nutrition Department, Teachers College; Rebecca Sparks, Community Nutrition Educator, Days of Taste
A presentation by the developers and practitioners of some of the most highly respected curricula and programs in the field. CookShop® Classroom is a k-2 standards-based, multi-subject curriculum designed to increase children’s consumption of whole and minimally processed plant foods. Days of Taste is a discovery-based program for fourth and fifth grade children about food and how it weaves its way through daily life from the farm to the table. Linking Food and the Environment (LiFE) is an upper elementary and middle school inquiry-based science and nutrition program to increase scientific conceptual understandings and to promote behavior change in relation to personal and ecological health.
20. Garden to Table Education Pilot: A Model for Impact, Replication and Sustainability
Moderator: Lynn Fredericks, Family Cook Productions
Presenters: Judy Wylie-Rosett, EdD, RD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Laura Gagne, Urban Assemblies; and Asia King and Deepah Debi, Students
A multi-faceted, ground-breaking pilot project for 6th –9th graders that includes curriculum development and collaboration with various partners is underway in the Urban Assembly network with Family Cook Productions. This session will outline key elements in its comprehensive program design to ensure feasibility within the classroom, an evaluation framework to attract future funding, and the establishment of systems to enhance replication potential.
21. School Wellness Collaborations in Harlem
Moderator: Dr. Andrew Goodman, M.D., M.P.H., Associate Commissioner, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Presenters: Melissa Pflugh, Healthy Schools, Healthy Families; Karyn Novakowski, The Sylvia Center at Katchkie Farm; Sarah M. Timmins DeGregory, MPH, New York University
Collaborations that foster school wellness and influence the health of school children in Harlem are being undertaken in various combinations by non-profits, government agencies, and business in conjunction with schools. With a focus on food and nutrition, this workshop discussion will provide an overview of one agency’s work in several schools and an in-depth look at PS 180 as a model of multi-sector collaboration. Participants will include representatives from East and Central Harlem District Public Health Office; West Harlem’s PS 180; Healthy Schools, Healthy Families; and The Sylvia Center, Katchkie Farm.
22. Teens Cookin' with the Conscious Cravers
Presenters: David Saphire, Learn It, Grow It, Eat It; Lenny Librizzi, Open Space Greening Program, Council for the Environment of NYC, and Youth; Elizabeth Johnson and Ludie Minaya, Conscious Cravers
Watch the magic of “performance” food educators Elizabeth Johnson and Ludie Minaya as they engage with youth activists from Learn It, Grow It, Eat It (LGE) in this demonstration workshop. Today’s hands-on cooking experience complements the hands-on gardening experience that is one of the pillars of the LGE year-round program in Bronx schools and community gardens.
23. School Garden Spotlight: Resources and Programs
Moderator: John Ameroso, Cornell Cooperative Extension-NYC
Presenters: Steve Ritz, The Growing Connection and Millennium Art Academy, Bronx; Mark Teich, Founder, Teich School Garden Systems
“A Classroom in Every Garden” represents the goal of a local nursery that has created a specialized program of services, educational materials, structures and seedlings to facilitate the creation of school gardens. Paired in this workshop with a Bronx – based teacher who participates in The Growing Connection, a school and community gardening program that links students around the world. This program also provides educational support and equipment for small scale start-up projects. Additional resources provided by Cornell Cooperative Extension’s John Ameroso.
24. Whole Collaborations: From Farm and Garden to Classroom and Kitchen
Moderator: Wendy Dubit, Vergant, Inc. & The Renewables: Thinkable is Doable!
Presenters: Michel Nischan, Annie Farrell, Millstone Farm and Wholesome Wave; John Turenne, Sustainable Food Systems; and Mimi Edelman, Mt. Kisco Day Care Center
Opportunities to connect hands-on gardening activities with curriculum, culinary arts and food service as a continuum is the envy of edible education practitioners everywhere. The Mt. Kisco Day Care Center and Millstone Farm are the sites of two such programs where their gardens form the foundation for collaborations with community programs and schools. Presenters include the farmers, educators and chefs who are making this a reality.
3:30 - 4:30
25. NYC Harvests for NYC Kids: Garden to Plate Experiences
Moderator: John Ameroso, Cornell Cooperative Extension-NYC
Presenters: Robert Surles (Chef Bobo), The Calhoun School; Billy Doherty, SchoolFood, NYC Department of Education; Jose Esquea, The Green Institute, and Youth
Young people are involved with growing food throughout the city: in community and school gardens, urban farms and on rooftops. This workshop follows the food and its stewards from seed to soil to environmental ed, culinary class and the cafeteria. This session will highlight the innovative programs of The Green Institute (a consortium of 10 schools in Soundview), The Calhoun School, and the new city-wide pilot linking schools, gardens, and cafeterias being announced by SchoolFood, NYC Department of Education.
26. Food Theater Project’s Experiential Workshop: Join In the Fun!
Presenters: Signe V. Harriday and Adam Rihacek, Food Theater Project
LightBox teaching artists use theater techniques to help students research, write, rehearse and perform their own plays about their experiences with food. Today’s workshop will demonstrate the movement traditions drawn upon by this progressive after school program for middle and high school students.
27. School Wellness Collaborations in the Bronx
Moderator: Megan Charlop, Montefiore School Health Program
Presenters: Dasha Lebedeva, Montefiore School Health Program, Community Health Organizer; Ms. Carole Otero, Assistant Principal, PS 28; Geysil Arroyo, Bronx Healthy Hearts; Zoraima Rodriguez, parent (invited)
Wellness collaborations are taking over the Bronx! Residents and organizations working together established a school-based CSA, reached out to bodegas with students to promote healthier foods, organized a school wellness council that draws monthly attendance from teachers, parents, and principals, and have a school garden is in the works, too! Hear from parents, community health professionals, and educators about what’s working in this mix and what isn’t; what it takes to keep projects like these going; and how the community acquires the skills needed to manage its new food resources. Montefiore School Health Program, PS 28 and other schools, Bronx Healthy Hearts, and others.
28. Creating a Buzz Around School Wellness
Moderator: Melinda Hemmelgarn, Kellogg Food and Society Fellow
Presenters: Amie Hamlin, New York Coalition for Healthy School Food; Dorothy Lipsky, Rob Roberts and Shanequa Highsmith, Healthcorps; Ebony Staton, Brown Partners, Philadelphia Food Trust
Getting the word out and building excitement about wellness in the schools and in the community takes a variety of tools, directions, and relationships. In this workshop you’ll meet the noise-makers and strategists from three major organizations involved in school-based activities that are making a difference with partnerships, events, messaging, and their own youthful educators.
29. Youth Documenting Fast Food, Slow Food and No Good Food
in the Community
Moderator: Justine Dang, Community Partnerships, City Harvest, Inc.
Presenters: Jonathan Bogarin, Center for Urban Pedagogy and Youth, New Settlement's Bronx Helpers; Jennifer Mokos, Brooklyn Center for the Urban Environment and Youth, and Academy for Environmental Leadership
Groups from Mt. Eden and Bushwick took parallel paths to understand the availability and distribution of wholesome food in their neighborhoods. They will present their techniques (surveys, interviews, site visits, mapping, and video), findings, and lessons learned. Community food assessment specialists, please attend! Bronx Helpers with Center for Urban Pedagogy; Academy for Environmental Leadership with Brooklyn Center for the Urban Environment.
30. Farm to College: Rockin’ the Boat
Moderators: Thomas Forster, International Partners for Sustainable Agriculture; Ryan Wood, Real Food Network
Presenters: Sam Lipschultz, The Real Food Network; Josh Viertel, Yale Sustainable Food Project; Michel Nischan, Wholesome Wave Foundation, Greenwave; Jerry Musillo, FLIK
Student activists across the country are linking campus sustainability to food systems and the very food service they are experiencing. This discussion features students and food service professionals working to change to the way food is being sourced, produced, prepared and served. This is not food service as usual! The Yale Sustainable Food Project, The Real Food Network, Greenwave, and FLIK.
31. Moving Urban Gardening and Food-based Education Forward: Research and Strategies
Moderator: Leslie Boden, Community Health Planner
Presenters: Pam Koch, Nutrition Department, Teachers College; Katherine Alaimo, Ph.D., Michigan State University
Are you trying to convince a school district to formally incorporate food and gardening education into their curriculum? Are funders asking for proof that food and gardening education will change children’s school performance or eating behaviors? Come to this session for the latest research findings, linkages to standards, and strategies for adoption.
32. Funders Roundtable
Moderator: Kate Mackenzie, MS, RD, Director of Program Development and Policy, City Harvest, and Convener, NYC Food and Fitness Partnership
Presenters: Kolu Zigbi, JS Noyes Foundation; Laura Klein, Healthy Eating Research Program, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; Amy Koren-Roth, New York State Department of Health
Shouldn’t funders be considered collaborators? How do they effect the course of the work? What is the outlook for supporting farm to school, school wellness, nutrition research and related areas? Grant programs of varying scales (starting at $1,000!), focus, geographic scope, and eligibility requirements will be up for discussion by a variety of program managers from foundations, their collaborative partners, and government agencies.
Voices of Youth: What We Have to Learn
Throughout the workshops of this conference, youth have played a prominent role in presenting their work. This closing session provides an opportunity for all to hear their statements about what this work means to them about themselves, the community, and the food system. Youth and their mentors join us from The Millenium Art Academy, New Settlement’s Bronx Helpers, FRESH after-school club, and Added Value.
Moderator: Elizabeth Johnson, food educator, The Conscious Cravers
Presenters: Youth and Steve Ritz, The Millenium Art Academy; Youth and Jennifer Classon, New Settlement’s Bronx Helpers; Youth and Dylan Hass, FRESH After-School Club; Youth and Ian Marvy, Added Value.