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Alice Figueroa, a registered dietitian and masters in international and community public health (MPH, RD), is a community leader in public health nutrition, food policy, wellness, and food security advocacy. Her research, expert opinions, and interviews have been featured and used as resources by leading food policy organizations, the New York State Assembly, and the New York City Council. Alice has participated in food policy, food security, nutrition advocacy, worker’s rights, and women empowerment campaigns along side global leaders in health and policy.  She is the founder of Alice in Foodieland, a brand dedicated to bringing accessible and culturally rich nutrition and health support to diverse communities. Alice’s philosophy emphasizes universal access to nutrition support, health services, and wholesome foods for all segments of society regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, or socio-economic status. She is passionate about empowering the global community and her clients to achieve optimum wellbeing through food security, mindful living, plant-centered nutrition, yoga, and happy eating.

Publication & Articles

Food Policy Council for New York City 

A food policy council is an organization of stakeholders from different sectors and backgrounds (producers, processors, distributors, government and consumers) who collaborate to assess and improve their regional, state or local food system. Their goals include reducing hunger, promoting healthy foods, and strengthening the farming and food communities.

Faces of Hunger Media & Advocacy Campaign 

Press Conferences, Media Releases & Events

Hunger Action Supports Lander’s Bill to Create a NYC Food Policy Council
Releases Report on Need for a Council in NYC

The Real Hunger Games: SNAP Cuts Takes Food Off the Table this Thanksgiving
State and City Need to Do More to Address Hunger and Poverty

Introduction Remarks for Donna Brazile – Newcomb College Institute Leadership Summit “Power Lines”

Anti-hunger advocates: Thanks for the bread, but where’s our task force?

Plan to End Hunger