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Farm to Preschool Program Brings Fresh Foods to Urban Preschool Plates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Zoë Phillips, Farm to Preschool Program Manager UEPI, Occidental College 323-341-5098 (office), 323-258-2917 (fax) FARM TO PRESCHOOL PROGRAM BRINGS FRESH FOODS TO URBAN PRESCHOOL PLATES Preschoolers Tend Their Garden and Demonstrate Their Salad-Making Skills LOS ANGELES

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3RD Annual LA Media Reform Summit: Preserving Democracy studies Traditional Journalism vs. New Media

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Amanda Shaffer, Occidental 323-259-2759 | 626-818-2348 (c) Shaffer@oxy.edu 3RD Annual LA Media Reform Summit: Preserving Democracy studies Traditional Journalism vs. New Media LOS ANGELES, CA – In an election year that could alter the balance of power

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L.A. StreetSummit 2010 strives to make our streets healthy and vibrant public places.

L.A. StreetSummit – A free day-long conference bringing together all types of public space advocates including bicyclists, transit riders, urban gardeners, food truck vendors, planners and more. Register in advance to receive a free lunch! Saturday March 21st 2010 from 9am to 4pm at Los Angeles Trade Tech College, 400 W Washington Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90015. For registration and more information see www.lastreetsummit.org or call (323) 259-1494

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The battle that won’t go away…710 on Trial

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 19, 2010 Contact: Zoë Phillips 323-341-5098 / 562-338-3989 (c)  phillipsz@oxy.edu Amanda Shaffer 323-259-2759 / 626-818-2348 (c) shaffer@oxy.edu The battle that won’t go away…710 on Trial Action-oriented educational conference to be held at Occidental College LOS ANGELES

Posted in Environment, Global Trade and Freight Transport, Politics & Elections, Press Release, Transportation

Manipulating the Public Agenda: Why ACORN Was in the News, and What the News Got Wrong

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Peter Dreier, E.P Clapp Distinguished Professor of Politics and Urban & Environmental Policy Program director, Occidental College, (323) 259-2913, dreier@oxy.edu Christopher Martin, professor of journalism, UNI Department of Communication Studies, (319) 273-7155, martinc@uni.edu Note: Read “Manipulating

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Design the Future of Farmers’ Markets!

For Immediate Release Contact: Vanessa Zajfen; vzajfen@oxy.edu / 323-341-5092 Design the Future of Farmers’ Markets! LOS ANGELES, CA: The Urban & Environmental Policy Institute (UEPI) at Occidental College is pleased to announce our partnership with GOOD for a design competition for

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Local Media for Social Change

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Amanda Shaffer, Urban & Environmental Policy Institute, Occidental College | 323-259-2759 | Shaffer@oxy.edu | commoncause.org/mediasummit LOS ANGELES – California Common Cause, the Urban & Environmental Policy Institute and the Center for Media Justice present an informative

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Oxy Goes Green with Professional Wet Clean

For Immediate Release Contact: Amanda Shaffer 323-259-2759; shaffer@oxy.edu Elyse Leon-Reyes 323-259-2734; eleonreyes@oxy.edu Oxy Goes Green with Professional Wet Clean Occidental makes sustainable chic as the first college in the nation to offer professional wet cleaning service to the campus community.

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Farm To School Portal on the menu for National School Lunch Week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 15, 2007 Contact: Debra Eschmeyer Tel: 419.753.3412; Cell: 202.557.6942l deschmeyer[at]oxy.edu New tool provides innovative approaches to tackle childhood obesity and loss of family farms LOS ANGELES — As a means to support community-based food systems, strengthen family

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UEPI Receives Grant to extend our Farm to School Program

Oxy Nets $2.34 Million Food Grant (June  26, 2007) Contact: Andy Faught (323) 259-2534 Building on previous success in several states, a $2.34 million grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation will make it possible for the Center for Food and Justice at

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