Event

Global Insights on Food Security and Economic Resilience: What Can the U.S. Learn from Abroad?

May 25, 2022

On May 25, 2022, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York will host a virtual event on domestic and international efforts to improve food security. Speakers will discuss the Economist Impact's Global Food Security Index, food and inequality in the U.S., and market opportunities in the field.

This event is presented by the New York Fed's Community Development team, which has three areas of focus: healthhousehold financial well-being, and climate risk.

Event Details

Date & Time
May 25, 2022
10:00am - 11:45am EDT

Location
This is a virtual-only event

Audience

This event is open to the public and media. Registration for this virtual event is available through the registration link. All remarks are on the record and the event will be recorded. For media inquiries, please contact Ellen Simon at ellen.simon@ny.frb.org.


Agenda
Agenda
10:00am-10:05am Opening Remarks

Dominic Ramos-Ruiz, Community Development, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
10:05am-10:15am Global Food Security Index: Trends and Insights

Pratima Singh, Senior Manager, Policy & Insights, Economist Impact
10:15am-10:25am How the Other Half Eats: The Untold Story of Food and Inequality in America

Priya Fielding-Singh, Sociologist and Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Consumer Studies, University of Utah; Author, “How the Other Half Eats”
10:25am-10:55am Global Perspectives

Pratima Singh, Senior Manager, Policy & Insights, Economist Impact

Rob Vos, Director of Markets, Trade and Institutions, International Food Policy Research Institute
10:55am-11:25am Domestic Responses

Moderator: Priya Fielding-Singh, Sociologist and Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Consumer Studies, University of Utah; Author, “How the Other Half Eats”

Vince Hall, Chief Government Relations Officer, Feeding America

Tara Colton, Executive Vice President for Economic Security, New Jersey Economic Development Authority

Frankie Andres Martinez Blanco, Chief of Staff, Mayor’s Office of San Juan, Puerto Rico
11:25am-11:40am Audience Q&A

Javier Silva, Community Development, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
11:40am-11:45am Closing Remarks

Shannon Maynard, Executive Director, Congressional Hunger Center
Speakers

Tara Colton
Executive Vice President for Economic Security
New Jersey Economic Development Authority


Priya Fielding-Singh
Sociologist and Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Consumer Studies, University of Utah
Author, "How the Other Half Eats"


Vince Hall
Chief Government Relations Officer
Feeding America


Frankie Andres Martinez Blanco
Chief of Staff
Mayor’s Office of San Juan, Puerto Rico


Shannon Maynard
Executive Director
Congressional Hunger Center


Dominic Ramos-Ruiz
Community Development
Federal Reserve Bank of New York


Javier Silva
Community Development
Federal Reserve Bank of New York


Pratima Singh
Senior Manager, Policy & Insights
Economist Impact


Rob Vos
Director of Markets, Trade and Institutions
International Food Policy Research Institute


resources

Visit the New York Fed's page on Community Development.

 


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