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Center for a Livable Future

The Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future—working toward a healthy, equitable, resilient food system from within the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering.

Stories and Viewpoints

Food Security in the Time of COVID: It’s Not Charity, It’s Justice

The pandemic is new to us, but the virus is drawing our attention to long-existing problems in our food systems, and exacerbating them.

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New York Town Goes Meatless, Wants to Do It Again

Judging from the CLF survey results, it does seem that an impressive number of residents are more aware of the carbon footprint of meat, as a result of the initiative.

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Support for Iowa Moratorium on Hog Confinement Operations

A majority of Iowans want greater oversight over the industrial swine industry.

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Controversies around Farm Workforce Modernization Act

The bipartisan bill intended to support both farmers and migrant workers is being evaluated critically by farmworker advocacy groups.

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Education

CLF-Lerner Fellowships

Established in 2003, the goal of the Center for a Livable Future-Lerner Fellowship Program is to support doctoral students at the Johns Hopkins University.

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Other Education Resources

FoodSpan

A downloadable curriculum that provides high school teachers with lesson plans relating to food system issues.

Free Online Courses

“An Introduction to the US Food System: Perspectives from Public Health,” offered through the University’s partnership with Coursera.