Monday, January 22, 2007
City Hires Coordinator of Food Policy
The New York Times confirmed this weekend that Benjamin Thomases has been hired as the new Food Policy Coordinator for New York City. Thomases's position will involve the coordination of a new task force aimed at increasing access to nutritious food, in particular among low-income New Yorkers. Thomases previously worked for the Fifth Ave. Committee, a Brooklyn-based non-profit that focuses on economic and social justice.