Wednesday, July 22, 2009

CIA to host lecture on hunger

Joel Berg, executive director of the New York City Coalition Against Hunger, will present a lecture titled "The Hunger Challenge for Foodies" at The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) in Hyde Park on Aug. 18 as part of the school's Dooley Lecture Series.

Berg is the author of the book, All You Can Eat: How Hungry is America? Before working with the New York City Coalition Against Hunger, he formerly served in several senior executive service positions at the United States Department of Agriculture under the Clinton administration. He also served as a policy analyst for the Progressive Policy Institute.

The public is invited to attend the lecture, and attendance is limited to 100. For more information, visit the CIA's Web site.

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