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We can't wait to see you this Saturday, March 2, 2013 at the Brooklyn Bridge Marriott Hotel, located at 333 Adams Street in downtown Brooklyn. We've got lots of great people coming out and all we need is YOU!

Here is the Food Power agenda! Don't forget to register - http://action.momsrising.org/signup/FoodPower/

Basic RGB

10:30 - 11:00 - Refreshments and Registration

11:00  - Welcome and Introductions, Monifa Bandele, MomsRising
11:05 - Overview of the Movement - Marty Kearns, PreventObesity.net
11:15 - Moms on the Front Lines: Tanya Fields and Migdalia Rivera
11:35 - Lunch (Buffet)
12:00 - Soul Food Junkies plus Q&A with Byron Hurt
1:00 - Food Power! Defeating the Epidemic of Childhood Obesity
  • Jessica Donze Black - Improving School Foods
  • Joy Spencer - Junk Food Marketing to Children
  • Dr. Aletha Maybank - Breastfeeding Setting the Foundation for Health and Wellness
  • Yoli Ouiya, NY Coalition for Healthy School Food
  • Kimberly Seal Allers, MochaManual.com
2:00 - Taking Action for Healthy Kids! These three workshops  are focused on action and will provide participants with the tools to get engage. Come ready to sign-up for campaigns, share your story, and recruit your networks.
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Dunk the Junk: How to get junk food out of school!
  • Lisa Creighton, NEA Health Information Network
  • Jessica Donze Black, Kids Safe and Healthful Foods
  • Yoli Ouiya, NY Coalition for Healthy School Food
  • Elisa Batista, MomsRising.org
Junk Food Marketing to Children: How to stop the onslaught of advertising through television, smart phones and the web!
  • Joy Spencer, Center for Digital Democracy
  • Kate Klimczak, Center for Science in the Public Interest
  • Migdalia Rivera, LatinaOnAMission
  • Dream Hampton, MomsRising.org
Breastfeeding, Access to Healthcare and Preventing Childhood Obesity: How to promote health and wellness for newborns and infants!
  • Lorraine Gonzalez, Children's Defense Fund
  • Kimberly Seals Allers, MochaManual.com
  • Aletha Maybank, NY Department of Health
  • Karen Showalter, MomsRising.org

3:00 - Workshops adjourn

3:30 - Conference Wrap-up and Adjourn

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