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By convening individuals around issues, innovations and ideas that will shape the quality of life for families in Atlanta and beyond, the Blank Family Foundation aspires to spur civic action and citizen involvement for positive change in people’s lives.


Dr Sanjay GuptaTaking on the twin crises of "food desert" neighborhoods and obesity, cities are using multiple approaches to give families access to fresh fruits and vegetables, including corner stores, bodegas, farmers markets, food trucks and even pushcarts.  With funding from The Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund, New York City has launched the country's largest pushcart initiative to deliver fresh produce to underserved neighborhoods. Stay tuned for a rebroadcast of the conversation on innovative ways to re-connect residents to fresh, local food.
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