College of HHD

Magaram Center Annual Public Policy Event

Monday, April 11, 2016 - 8:00am to 3:00pm

Oviatt Library, Presentation Room

Be a trusted advocate for nutrition and health policies to elevate the health of our nation! Learn About: Innovative food, nutrition and health policies affecting professionals and the public; how citizens, local health departments, community organizations, and policymakers collaborate to enhance our public's health; ways to take action and get involved in public policy.  Keynote Speaker: Angla Tagtow, MS, RD, LD, Executive Director, USDA Center for Nutrition Policy & Promotion.

This year’s event, “Advocating for a Healthy and Sustainable Food Environment” is designed to empower individuals to become effective advocates for food access, nutrition and community health.  There are a variety of areas of campus involved in this collaborative event:

Panels and workshops will feature representatives from:

  • LA County Dept. of Public Health
  • LA Food Policy Council
  • CA Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics – Los Angeles District
  • California Food Policy Advocates
  • Public Health Institute
  • Hunger Action Alliance Coalition
  • Food Recovery Network
  • Real Food Challenge
  • The Institute for Community Health & Wellbeing
  • UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
  • CSUN Psychology Department
  • CSUN Campus Dining

Event Hosts/Campus and Community Partners:

From CSUN:

  • The Dietetic Internship Program (Family and Consumer Sciences/Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Science)
  • The Marilyn Magaram Center for Food Science, Nutrition and Dietetics,
  • The Institute for Community Health and Wellbeing
  • The CAMINO project
  • The Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society in partnership with the Oviatt Library

Community Partners:

  • The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
  • The California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics -Los Angeles District

About Angela Tagtow: Appointed in July 2014, Angela Tagtow is the Executive Director for the Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP) at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in Washington, D.C. CNPP works to improve the health and well being of Americans by developing and promoting dietary guidance that links scientific research to the nutrition needs of consumers. More: