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Caitlin Salemi, Program Associate


Prior to joining LEP, Caitlin was the coordinator of the NYC Food Forum (NYCFF) where she co-produced the Mayoral Candidate Forum on the Future of Food in New York City in July 2013, coordinated the development of a 5-point food policy primer and supported the NYCFF Coordinating Committee in advancing a visioning process to integrate and advance racial and economic equity within the Forum. Previously, as general coordinator of Food Systems Network NYC, Caitlin supported the efforts of a 200+ cross-sector membership organization.

Caitlin holds a Master of City and Regional Planning degree with a concentration in community development and food systems from the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University. Prior to getting her graduate degree, Caitlin was a restaurant, catering and event manager.

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