New School Grads Rock

Steven Deheeger (BA 2010 Urban Studies) shown here losing a staring contest with his niece, has been working as a community organizer in the South Bronx since graduating from The New School. He is the manager of City Harvest's Healthy Neighborhoods South Bronx. City Harvest operates food programs throughout the five boroughs and engages in advocacy around issues of food insecurity and environmental sustainability. Steven has also been involved with the Bronx Organizers Collective (BOC) and the South Bronx Community Food Coalition (SBCFC). As he puts it, the BOC is a place for community organizers to find support, grow with others, and build our movements and collective resilience." Meanwhile, the SBCFC is building a movement among working people to bring food justice to South Bronx and beyond.

For more details, see:

City Harvest

www.cityharvest.org

South Bronx Community Food Coalition

www.communityfoodcoalition.org

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