About the Podcast:

Don’t judge. It’s sounds easy enough, but it is no joke. Join our podcast host, TEDx speaker, and founder of The Food Dignity Project Clancy Cash Harrison in this solo "Candid Clancy" episode. She encourages us all to challenge our perceptions.

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Her #1 tip to improve access to healthy food:

We all need to step back; listen with an open honest, heart; be willing to be wrong; learn; and do better.

Discussion Takeaways:

As a registered dietitian, TEDx speaker, international speaker, and author, Clancy Harrison challenges the way food insecurity is approached in the US. Her mission to demolish the stigma around healthy food access places her on the cutting edge of advocacy.  

Clancy is the founder of the Food Dignity® Project, a strategic program for leaders who want to shift how they approach nutrition outreach by making healthy food access a priority. She transforms the lives of thousands of people through her work with corporations, non-profit organizations, and universities.

 Currently, Clancy is an advisory board member for the Pennsylvania American Academy of Pediatrics Food Insecurity EPIC program, Ambassador of the National Dairy Council, and the President of the Al Beech West Side Food Pantry.  Since the onset of COVID-19 Clancy has distributed nearly 1 million meals in her community to improve access to healthy food through effective collaborations.

About Clancy Harrison:

  • Clancy’s food pantry, The Al Beech/West Side Food Pantry, serves 1200-1400 people served weekly.
  • If we can understand where people are coming from and why they ask tough questions, we can all hold a more honest conversation.
  • Privilege is not a bad word. It’s what people do with their privilege that counts.
  • We all have the ability to learn more and challenge our own judgement.
  • Until we actually experience something, we have to trust those with lived experience whether it’s in food insecurity, racism, fat bias, etc.

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