Grow and Replicate!: Lessons from the Fresh Food Financing Initiative


Wednesday, March 9, 2011, 2:00pm


Online Webinar

About the Webinar
The Power of Social Innovation Series returns this spring with practitioner-led webinars on timely topics from education reform to economic development. Each webinar features innovators sharing their experiences and insights with fellow practitioners, students, and scholars from across the country.

This event is sponsored by the Government Innovators Network and the Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy. It will examine the Fresh Food Financing Initiative, a public-private partnership that creatively uses subsidies to incent the development of stores that carry fresh, healthy food in underserved neighborhoods.

Ample time will be allocated for audience Q&A.

The discussion will be moderated by Julie Wilson, Harry Kahn Senior Lecturer in Social Policy; Director, Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy; Secretary for the Harvard Kennedy School.

The panel includes:

  • Rep. Dwight Evans – Pennsylvania House of Representatives

  • John Weidman – Deputy Executive Director, The Food Trust

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