Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses the motivation behind a controversial op-ed.
WHAT: The Youth Urban Mobile Market, a youth-driven bicycle cart filled with fresh fruits and vegetables that are for sale in West Philadelphia neighborhoods from 52nd to 60th streets. YUMM will be launched at the first-ever Youth Growers Market, where young urban gardeners will sell fresh produce that they have grown themselves.
Harris Steinberg of the School of Design says the acquisition of the Inquirer/Daily News building could spur the development in that part of Philadelphia.
WHAT: The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative, a program of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania, will host the 13th annual "Rooted in Community" national food and justice conference this week in Philadelphia.
Knowledge@Wharton and the Graduate School of Education are featured.
Penn is cited for participating in the Philadelphia Home•Buy•Now initiative.