On May 25, 2022, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York hosted a virtual event on domestic and international efforts to improve food security. Speakers discussed the Economist Impact’s Global Food Security Index, food and inequality in the U.S., and market opportunities in the field.
This event was presented by the New York Fed’s Community Development team, which has three areas of focus: health, household financial well-being, and climate risk.
May 25, 2022
10:00am - 11:45am EDT
This is a virtual-only event
This event was open to the public and media. Registration for this virtual event was available through the registration link. All remarks were on the record and the event was recorded. For media inquiries, please contact Ellen Simon at email@example.com.
Dominic Ramos-Ruiz, Community Development, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
|10:05am-10:15am||Global Food Security Index: Trends and Insights
Pratima Singh, Principal, 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”
Tom Arnold, Special Envoy for Food Systems, Government of Ireland; Chair, European Commission’s High Level Expert Group on Food Systems Science
Pratima Singh, Senior Manager, Policy & Insights, Economist Impact
Rob Vos, Director of Markets, Trade and Institutions, International Food Policy Research Institute
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
Javier Silva, Community Development, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Shannon Maynard, Executive Director, Congressional Hunger Center
Visit the New York Fed's page on Community Development.