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Food Recovery Leaders Send Sign-On Letter to U.S. Senators, Led by Food Law and Policy Clinic and Professor from University of Arkansas School of Law

As part of its on-going work to promote policies that reduce food waste, the Food Law and Policy Clinic partnered this fall with Professor Nicole Civita, Director of the Food Recovery Project at University of Arkansas School of Law, to analyze federal bill H.R. 4719, the “America Gives More Act.” This bill, among other provisions, […]

CHLPI and Food Law and Policy Clinic Highlighted in AALS Newsletter

The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation and the Food Law and Policy Clinic were highlighted in the Winter 2014 AALS (Association of American Law Schools) Clinical Section Newsletter. Here is the excerpt from the “Clinic Updates, Successes, and More” section of the Newsletter: The Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic is co-organizing the 2014-2015 […]

Huffington Post: Nine Ways to a Food Waste-Free Thanksgiving

Huffington Post November 25, 2014 Nine Ways to a Food Waste-Free Thanksgiving Excerpt: Encourage policy makers to create and foster a food system that serves consumer health and the environment. Improving labeling policies and practices can decrease confusion for consumers, leading to a reduction in food waste. A recent report by Emily Broad Leib, Director […]

Mississippi Delta Fellow Description and Application Materials

Applications for the 2014 Delta Fellowship will be accepted through February 6, 2015. This fellowship is a two-year commitment. Delta Directions: Who are we? The Delta Directions Consortium is an interdisciplinary group of individuals from academic institutions and foundations working towards change in the Mississippi Delta. Delta Directions believes that potential for progress and change in […]

CHLPI Summer Internship Program 2015, Now Accepting Applications

The Harvard Law School Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) is seeking summer interns for its 2015 summer clinic semester in its Health Law and Policy Clinic and its Food Law and Policy Clinic. We are accepting applications on a rolling basis and will review applications starting in January 2015. For questions about the summer […]

Preparing for 2014 Open Enrollment: CHLPI Releases QHP Assessment Tool

Open enrollment for Marketplace plans will begin November 15, 2014 and close February 15, 2015.  For individuals living with one or more chronic conditions, selecting a health plan that provides affordable and adequate coverage is critical.  CHLPI’s assessment tool is designed to assist individuals in identifying which plans offer the most appropriate coverage by focusing […]

Recent Event: Food is Medicine Symposium

October 30 Food is Medicine Symposium Join us for the 2nd Annual Food is Medicine Symposium! For critically and chronically ill people, food is medicine. The provision of nutritious, healthy food is crucial part of outcome-driven, cost-effective health care. Speakers will address innovative partnerships between public health insurers and food providers, cutting-edge research in the […]

Recent Event: Deans’ Food System Challenge Kickoff

  October 27 Deans’ Food System Challenge Kickoff Join HLS Dean Martha Minow and keynote speaker Ayr Muir, founder and CEO of Clover Food Lab, in officially kicking off the 2015 Deans’ Food System Challenge. The Challenge invites creative and entrepreneurial students to develop innovative ideas to improve the health, social, and environmental outcomes of […]

Recent Event: Film Screening and Panel Discussion: Fed Up

Fed Up Wednesday, October 22, 2014 4:30pm  6:30pm Ames Courtroom, Austin Hall DOCUMENTARY SYNOPSIS: Everything we’ve been told about food and exercise for the past 30 years is dead wrong. Fed Up is the film the food industry doesn’t want you to see. From Katie Couric, Laurie David (Oscar winning producer of An Inconvenient Truth) and director Stephanie Soechtig, Fed […]

Food Better Campaign and Deans’ Food System Challenge Gain Media Attention

The Harvard Gazette From farm to table and everything in between September 29, 2014 Excerpted from the article: “Individuals and communities can improve the food system, according to members of the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic, which has launched a yearlong, University-wide focus on how to make food distribution more equitable, sustainable, […]