Food Plight

Graduation Date

Fall 12-15-2017

Grading Professor

Andrew Lehren

Subject Concentration


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


At Public School 398 in East Flatbush, elementary school children on March 20 were offered a lunch of beef patties, zucchini and pears.

A city health inspector found conditions were not appetizing: in the cafeteria and kitchen, the inspector spotted live roaches and close to 600 fresh mice droppings, ample evidence of rodent infestation – all conditions primed to cause illness.

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John Jimenez Interview

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Samara Henry Video

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Heaven Santiago Interview

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Angel Rosario Interview

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Samara Henry is a senior at the Bronx Academy of Letters. Photo by Mallory Moench, Bronx, New York

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Students outside John Jay School Photo by Mallor Moench, Brooklyn, NY

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Angel Rosario at the Bronx Academy of Letters. Photo By Mallory Moench, Bronx, New York.

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Student outside the Bronx Academy of Letters. Photo By Mallory Moench, Bronx, New York.

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Heaven Santiago outside John Jay. Photo By Mallory Moench, Brooklyn, New York.

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The Bronx Academy of Letters. Photo By Mallory Moench, Bronx, New York.

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Infographic of Pest Violations

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school food plate

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dead roach cafeteria

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school cafeteria

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