Hank Herrera

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Hank Herrera, M.D., "is a psychiatrist, a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar and a Kellogg National Fellow. He maintains a private practice of psychiatry in Rochester, New York. He founded the Center for Popular Research, Education and Policy (C-PREP), devoted to participatory action research, capacity building, and policy development with communities seeking to achieve self-reliance. Through C-PREP, Hank provides management services for the New York Sustainable Agriculture Working Group and the Rooted in Community Network of youth engaged in community food security projects. Previously he did neighborhood revitalization work in the predominantly African-American and Puerto Rican neighborhoods in the northeast quadrant of Rochester, New York. He co-founded the NorthEast Neighborhood Alliance and Greater Rochester Urban Bounty, an urban agriculture and regional food system infrastructure project funded by the Kellogg Foundation Food and Society Initiative. Hank served on the Board of Directors of the Community Food Security Coalition for seven years. He now serves on the Board of the FoodRoutes Network, a national organization that provides marketing infrastructure for local food systems." [1]

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  1. Hank Herrera, Food First, accessed May 8, 2010.