Speakers included Beatriz Zapater, Head of Boston Day and Evening Academy; Sheila Dillon, Chief of Housing for the City of Boston and Head of the Department of Neighborhood Development; David Price, Executive Director of Nuestra Comunidad; Felix Arroyo, Chief of Health and Human Services for the City of Boston; Cassandria Campbell, Cofounder of Fresh Food Generation; and Jamiah Tappin, Community Organizer with the Boston Alliance for Community Health.
+ BIO: Cassandria Campbell
Cassandria Campbell is the co-founder of Fresh Food Generation, a farm-to-plate food truck that serves healthy affordable prepared foods in low-income neighborhoods.
Cassandria, a Roxbury native, became a food justice advocate while working at The Food Project, a nationally recognized model for youth development and sustainable agriculture.
Upon graduating from Swarthmore College, she returned to the organization to be the Youth Development Coordinator in which role she led a 60-youth summer program and coordinated a one-year leadership program.
In 2011, she received a Masters degree in City Planning from MIT and continues to work in the field of community and economic development.
developed the idea for Fresh Food Generation
wanted to find healthier food options without having to travel outside of her