2017 Grantee: McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research, New York University Silver School of Social Work -- Family and Food Matters!

McSilver Institute - Family and Food Matters!

The McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University Silver School of Social Work will extend their Family and Food Matters program to pregnant women. This new pilot curriculum will create awareness of the unique effects of food insecurity among pregnant women. Family and Food Matters to Pregnant Woman will promote overall access to appropriately nutrient-dense foods to maximize in utero development; address food purchases and cooking of adequately nutritious food; and strengthen pregnant women’s internal and external resources for coping with the stresses and strains associated with food insecurity, economic hardship and motherhood.