NJCU to Host Virtual Hunger Summit Webinar on Tuesday, May 18

May 16, 2021
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JERSEY CITY, N.J. | New Jersey City University (NJCU) will host a 2021 Hunger Summit webinar on Tuesday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This virtual event will include discussions focusing on food insecurity in the state of New Jersey, innovation and sustainability, and resource roundtables.

Special guests will include New Jersey Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, Carlos Rodriquez, President of the Community Food Bank of NJ and Adele LaTourette, Director of Hunger Free NJ. This event is open to the media and the public.


10 a.m. 

State of the State Panel Discussion: A panel discussion featuring Adele LaTourette, Carlos Rodriguez and Craig Coughlin

11 a.m. 

Innovation and Sustainability Presentations: What is happening today and what's next in food insecurity.

12 p.m. 

Resource Round Table Zoom Meeting: Meet and greet the people and organizers who make the decisions and create change throughout New Jersey. Visit North, Central and South Jersey breakout rooms and exchange information and/or establish partnerships.

About NJCU

New Jersey City University is an institution of higher learning with an audacious goal: the development of our students, our city, our communities, our state, and the world beyond. We are a game-changing force for our students and their families. Whether our students are enrolled in one of our 50 undergraduate, 28 graduate or three doctoral programs, NJCU provides an affordable, diverse environment, and an exceptionally supportive faculty—all of which prepares them to be critical thinkers in a global landscape.

We’re also changing the game for our city, our communities, and our state. As the educational anchor institution in Jersey City, we’ve established partnerships to ensure the area’s growth directly benefits our students and community members. We seek to improve the lives of everyone in the Garden State, whether creating a home for the arts, bringing educational programs to K-12 students, offering bachelor’s degrees in partnership with community colleges, or providing professional development opportunities for adults.

At NJCU, we’re not just educating minds, we’re nourishing souls and lifting communities. We’re changing the game.


Ira Thor
, Senior Director of University Communications and Media Relations | ithor@njcu.edu | 201-200-3301