8:15-9:00 AM: Registration and light breakfast
9:00-9:15 AM: Welcome
9:15-10:30 AM: "Closing America's Food Gap: Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities"
Mark Winne (Community Food Security Coalition)
10:30-11:30 AM: "Food Deserts, Food Sovereignty, and Urban Food Security"
Daniel Block (Chicago State University)
11:30-12:30 PM: "School Food: An Important Strategy for Addressing Children’s Nutritional Needs"
Rochelle Davis (Healthy Schools Campaign)
12:30-1:30 PM: Table discussions of lesson plans
1:30-2:30 PM: Lunch (included with registration)
Optional Lunch Discussion: Engaging students with healthy food activities, video and the Food Patriots campaign
2:30-3:15 PM: "Food, Health & Place: A Social Justice Lens"
Sheelah Muhammad (Co-founder of Fresh Moves Mobile Produce Market)
3:15-3:30 PM: "Health Food Chicago: The Plan to Change Our Food Culture"
Bradley Roback (City of Chicago Department of Housing and Economic Development)
3:30-3:45 PM: Institute evaluations and program conclusion
3:45-4:30 PM: Group discussion of lesson plans