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GENYOUth National Survey Finds American Teens Care About Food and the Environment

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Eric Slutsky, GENYOUth, Director of Integrated Communications, 917-391-6709 

 

GENYOUth National Survey Finds American Teens Care About Food and the Environment but Don’t Understand How They are Connected

Youth & the Future of Food” Study Reveals That Youth Want to Learn More from Farmers and Food Industry About Where Their Food Comes From

NEW YORK (May 13, 2020) – GENYOUtha national nonprofit organization dedicated to creating healthier school communities, released today the results of Youth & the Future of Food, a nationally representative survey of American teens’ views on food and its relationship with the planet.

 

The GENYOUth Insights survey revealed that while today’s youth care strongly about both food and the environment, they don’t understand how these two global issues are connected, where their food comes from, or even why it matters. At the same time, the study suggests that the future of food systems and sustainability may be strengthened by increased leadership and engagement from America’s teens.

 

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GENYOUth Launches COVID-19 Emergency School Nutrition Campaign and Movement to Give Schools Critical Resources Needed to Feed Students

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Eric Slutsky, GENYOUth, Director of Integrated Communications, 917-391-6709

Organization invites schools nationwide to apply for grants of up to $3,000 for equipment and resources to help facilitate school meal delivery and distribution during school closures

NEW YORK (March 30, 2020) – GENYOUth, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to creating healthier school communities, announced today the establishment of the COVID-19 Emergency School Nutrition Fund to assist schools nationwide as they strive to provide school meals containing essential nutrition to students during the Coronavirus pandemic.

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GENYOUth Appoints Chris Michalak, CEO of Alight Solutions and Dana Bolden, SVP Corteva Agriscience To Board of Directors

GENYOUth, a leading national youth health and wellness nonprofit dedicated to creating healthier school communities, announced today the recent appointment of two new members to its board of directors.  "On behalf of GENYOUth and our board members I am pleased to welcome Chris Michalak, CEO of Alight Solutions and Dana Bolden, Senior Vice President, External Affairs and Sustainability at Corteva Agriscience to our board," said Alexis Glick, GENYOUth CEO.  "With our commitment to youth wellness and workforce readiness, Chris and Dana will provide invaluable insights and counsel to complement the expertise and treasured contributions of our board." 

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