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Marin County & the Global Goals Event Series

Alternating months
September 2020 to July 2022

UN SDG #2 Zero Hunger 3D image with Text

Is it possible for Marin County to achieve United Nations Global Goal
#2 Zero Hunger by 2030?

Saturday, November 14, 2020

[PDF Flyer TBC]

3:00 – 4:30 pm Online

Registration or email with questions

You will be emailed login details 24-hours prior to the online event.

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Just as many Marin County residents struggle to make ends meet, so too a significant portion of our population struggles with food insecurity, including people you may never suspect.

Do WE have a chance of meeting United Nations Sustainable Development Goal #2 Zero Hunger by 2030?

Questions? Email

Kathryn Johnson photoThe International Perspective

Kathryn Johnson

Kathryn E. Johnson served as the Chief Executive Officer of Health Forum for twenty-five years and retired January 1, 2002. She is the Co Founder of the Center for Global Service and an active consultant on global health issues. Ms. Johnson also served on Board of the UN’s World Food Program-USA, Global Women’s Leadership Program at Santa Clara University’s Business School, and the Health Technology Center. She completed her graduate work at Boston University.

Kathryn has served on numerous Boards, including chairing the Boards of the Institute for Research on Learning and the American Society of Association Executives. She is a former W. K Kellogg Foundation Fellow, and currently serves on the Boards of the Food Commons, OmniMed, Renew, International Leadership Association and IP3.

In addition, Kathryn serves on the Advisory Boards of MedShare, Living Goods, We Care Solar, UN Women of Northern California, and the Consciousness Healing Network. Recently she co chaired the development of Collective Impact Partners.

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The Local Perspective

Ryan Thayer

Ryan Thayer is the Nutrition and Wellness Program Manager for Marin County Health and Human Services. He has spent over a decade working to promote equitable local food systems by cultivating community power to influence decision-making structures throughout the Bay Area. Ryan has worked as a community organizer around food justice issues in San Francisco and was a co-founder of the Tenderloin Healthy Corner Store Coalition. Through these roles, he helped to direct public resources by serving on the Healthy Retail SF Advisory Board, San Francisco Food Security Task Force, and as an appointed member of the San Francisco Soda Tax Advisory Committee.

Prior to joining Marin County, Ryan worked for an anti-poverty initiative of the Alameda County Board of Supervisors to establish placed-based leadership models that promote community food resiliency and food as medicine programs. Ryan also holds a BA in Urban Studies and Planning from SFSU and a MA in Urban Affairs from USF.


Past Event: #1 No Poverty, September 12, 2020

for video of event and educational resources.

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