The event will feature a preview of our upcoming episode, Leveling the Playing Field, a story about the nations first sugar-sweetened beverage tax here in Berkeleyfrom how the measure came into law in 2014 to how the tax and the revenue it generates are shaping the health of Berkeley residents today. The evening will also include a panel discussion and Q&A session with experts and community members featured in the podcast, followed by a reception with food and drinks.
This event is free and open to the public. Registration recommended. Register here.
Giuliana Blasi, Youth Development Program Manager, Ecology Center
Kris Madsen, Associate Professor, Joint Medical Program and Public Health Nutrition, University of California, Berkeley; Faculty Director, Berkeley Food Institute
Maya Otey, Berkeley High School Student and Ecology Center Intern
Dechen Tsering, Health Services Programs Specialist, City of Berkeley
Moderated by Laura Klivans, Bay Area Journalist and Teacher
Opening remarks by Ed Wasserman, Dean, Graduate School of Journalism. Panel discussion will be followed by comments from Sarah Bell, Program Director, 11th Hour Project, Schmidt Family Foundation. A special thank you to the 11th Hour Project of the Schmidt Family Foundation for supporting this podcast series.