Please Join The Hunger to Health Collaboratory For

Hunger to Health In COVID and Beyond:

Food Policy as Health Policy

A Virtual Convening

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

9:00 am – 1:00 pm ET

About this Event

The Hunger to Health Collaboratory would like to invite you to our second annual convening of food security advocates, health care professionals, and community leaders working together to reduce the health consequences of hunger.

Throughout the convening, we’ll collectively:

Advance collaborative efforts that are addressing food insecurity and health crises locally and regionally

Assess policy progress and ongoing challenges to leverage lessons learned during the COVID-19 response to inform public policy

Foster leadership opportunities to move to sustainable health and food systems and a collective impact approach to building a future

Support connections between organizations and across sectors

Mobilize and unite public and private policy advocacy

Tuesday, October 6; 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Join us to leverage lessons learned during the COVID-19 response to inform public policy through collaborative efforts that address food insecurity and health crises. This interactive virtual Summit includes opportunities to engage with leaders in the public and private sectors, including:

– Jim McGovern, Congressman for the 2nd District of Massachusetts

– Kate Walsh, CEO of Boston Medical Center ·

– Dariush Mozzafarian, Dean of the Friedman School of Nutrition, Tufts University

– And others

RSVP by Tuesday September 29

With a special evening event Monday October 5 at 5:00 p.m.

Lois Ellen Frank, PhD, of Red Mesa Cuisine and Sean Sherman of The Sioux Chef share a dialogue on health equity and food security hosted by GBH and Collaboratory member, the Museum of Science. Stay tuned for details on joining this program.


What comes next?

Two weeks before this event, you will get a separate invitation for the October 5th evening speaker program.

A week before the event, you will receive an invitation to our community forum website on Consider It, which will help faciliate our virtual interactions before, during and after the summit.

On Monday October 5, you will receive an email invitation to join our virtual event website on Hubilo.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes, if you have an Eventbrite account. Once you’ve logged in, click on the My Tickets tab at the top of the screen, followed by View Order. Here, you can edit any information on your order.

Will I get a confirmation e-mail?

Yes, you will get a confirmation from Eventbrite. You will also get a reminder e-mail before the event.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Questions? Email Susan Heilman at