Join us at our Annual Meeting to reflect on the past year, recognize and celebrate partnerships, and plan for our future!
ENJOY breakfast and conversation with our staff and community. $14 per person in advance. Some scholarship assistance is available. Please reserve early to ensure a seat — a registration link will be available soon. No guarantee of open unreserved seating on day of event.
REFLECT on "Moving from Equity to Community Power: Focusing on Social and Structural Factors in Our Everyday Work," presented by guest speaker Angela Odoms-Young.
CELEBRATE the achievements of our retiring board and program committee members.
SHARE your thoughts on our major program directions. CCE Tompkins County’s connections in the community are among its greatest assets.
MEET community members, collaborators, and others who share interests in Extension’s work. A brief meeting to elect board members be held.
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Angela Odoms-Young, PhD (she/her/hers) is the Nancy Schlegel Meinig Associate Professor of Maternal and Child Nutrition, Director of the Food and Nutrition Education in Communities Program (FNEC) and New York State Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP).
In 2021 she joined the Cornell faculty after spending 13 years at the University of Illinois at Chicago in the Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition.
Dr. Odoms-Young’s research explores the social and structural determinants of dietary behaviors and related health outcomes in low-income populations and black, Indigenous, and people of color. Her work also centers on developing culturally responsive programs and policies that promote health equity, food justice, and community resilience.
She has served on various advisory committees and boards, including the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) Food and Nutrition Board and committees to develop the nutrition standards for the National School Lunch Program/School Breakfast Program and to revise the food packages provided in the Supplemental Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).
Dr. Odoms-Young has received several awards for her contributions and commitment to research and education, including the Mary C. Egan Award and the Excellence in Dietary Guidance Award from the American Public Health Association-Food and Nutrition Section. She has also been honored with the Excalibur Award for Teaching Excellence within the College of Applied Health Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
$14 per person
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Last updated December 4, 2023