Everything Is Broken playlist for 08/20/2013
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 08/19/2013 - 8:57pm
Our program for TUESDAY AUGUST 20 - 1-3PM EDT will feature Long Island food sustainability. Adelphi University and Sustainable Long Island have collaborated on a study.
Our guests include Sarah Eichberg, Adelphi University's Director of Community Research. She oversees the Institute for Social Research and Community Engagement and the Vital Signs project. A sociologist with a background in gender studies and public health. Eichberg is the author of numerous research and policy reports, including Long Island’s first comprehensive study of barriers and facilitators to health care access on Long Island and, more recently, The Truth and The Facts: Food Inequality on Long Island, an in-depth look at food access and health in three Suffolk County communities.
AND … Fernando Tirado, Director of Programs of Sustainable Long Island. He is responsible for managing the organization's programs including: brownfield redevelopment, food equity, environmental justice, community revitalization, and the high school fellowship and others.