Upcoming Webinars

Working Together to Combat the Impacts of Hunger, Cradle to Grave:

Bringing Nutrition to New Yorkers Where they Live, Learn and Play

Thursday, September 22nd

12:00-1:00 PM

1 CHES Credit/1 CPH Credit Available

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Presented By

Misha Marvel, MSW

Description:

Learn about the impacts of hunger on children’s health, learning, behavior and social-emotional well-being, its effects on seniors’ health and cognitive retention, and opportunities to build a foundation of nutrition support among all generations. Participants will learn about the latest research on the prevalence and impacts of hunger among our youngest and oldest residents, the public nutrition assistance programs can help mitigate the ill-effects of hunger, and specific community collaboration and coalition building outreach efforts that effectively leverage these programs to address food insecurity in local communities.


Learning Objectives: 


Attendees will learn...

  •  The latest research on the impact and consequences of food insecurity among children and older adults
  • USDA programs that protect against hunger year round among all generations
  • Ways we can work together to ensure maximum participation across NYS

Speaker Bio:

    Misha joined Hunger Solutions New York in 2003 and has focused on outreach and advocacy for several nutrition assistance programs benefiting older adults and children, including SNAP, SFSP, CACFP, and WIC. Her role has included building and maintaining new collaborations with related statewide, regional, and local partners to increase awareness of, support for and participation in the programs, since 2018, primarily WIC. She also works on public policy and legislative initiatives, both administratively and legislatively, and advocates to protect the integrity and expand the reach of WIC.

    Misha has over 20 years of policy analysis, advocacy and outreach experience working with anti-hunger state and regional nonprofits in New Jersey and New York. She earned a bachelor's degree with high honors in psychology from The College of William and Mary and a master's degree in social work with a policy, administration and community practice concentration from Arizona State University and has supervised master of social work candidate interns from SUNY Albany for over a decade. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the WIC Association of NYS.

    Misinformation & Disinformation: A Community Response

    Thursday, September 29th

    12:00-1:00 PM

    1 CHES Credit/1 CPH Credit Available

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    Presented By

    Alexis Glennon, LCSW-R

    Description:

    This presentation intends to discuss the differences between misinformation and disinformation and identify the impact on communities.  Time also will be spent presenting community responses and allowing participants to imagine ways to impact their own communities.

    Learning Objectives: 

    • Understand the difference between misinformation and disinformation
    • Identify community impacts of  misinformation and disinformation
    • Imagine ways to develop a community response and support to  misinformation and disinformation

    Speaker Bio:

      Alexis Speck Glennon, LCSW-R is a Doctor of Social Work candidate at the University at Buffalo and Core Faculty and Field Director at Union Institute and University. She is also a Research Fellow in the Robert Wood Johnson Social Work Health Futures Lab. Her research area is digital literacy skills for mental health practitioners and the mental health profession's role in tech justice. Along with her academic appointments, Alexis has a private practice specializing in treating trauma and the clinical assessment and application of digital literacy skills for clients.  Alexis enjoys balancing her life with hiking, swimming, kayaking with her family, and diving into a good novel. She also loves to connect via Twitter  @alexis_glennon to keep the #DigitalLitearcy and #SWTech conversation going!

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