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Cook County Food Summit 2020 has ended
THANK YOU for registering for the 2020 Virtual Cook County Food Summit!
For a list of all sessions with Closed Captioning in Spanish, click here.

**Did you know that special Produce(n)Protest boxes are available in connection to Chef Emm’s cooking class on Friday? Pick up a box at Urban Growers Collective’s South Chicago Farmstand this Saturday, 10/17, for $35! Order your box here.

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¡GRACIAS por registrarte en la Cumbre Alimentaria del condado de Cook 2020!
Para obtener una lista de sesiones con subtítulos en español, haga clic aquí.

** ¿Sabías que las cajas especiales de Produce(n)Protest están disponibles en conexión con la clase de cocina del Chef Emm el viernes? ¡Recoja una caja en el puesto agrícola de Urban Growers Collective en el sur de Chicago este sábado 17 de octubre por $35! Ordene su caja aquí.
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Tarrah

Office of Student Health and Wellness/ Nutrition Support Services, Chicago Public Schools
Manager of Health Promotion // Gerente de Promoción de la Salud
Tarrah DeClemente is Manager of Health Promotion at Chicago Public Schools (CPS) which serves over 360,000 students at 650 schools. Tarrah leads the district’s efforts to support schools in establishing healthy school environments through implementation of over 50 health and wellness policies.

Tarrah continues to work to promote and improve the school meal programs. As part of the School Food FOCUS Upper Midwest Regional Learning Lab, Tarrah developed an "Ingredients of Concern" list to be shared with food manufacturers nationwide in an effort to decrease the use of harmful ingredients in school menu items such as monosodium glutamate (MSG), artificial flavors/colors, and various binders/fillers in meat products (among others). In collaboration with the Mayor’s Office, Tarrah leads the district’s efforts to implement the Good Food Purchasing Policy (GFPP). In June 2017 Tarrah spearheaded the Board’s adoption of GFPP making CPS the fourth school district, and first outside of California, to adopt this policy.

She received her B.S. degree in Dietetics from Purdue University and completed her dietetic internship at the University of Iowa. Tarrah received her MPH in Health Policy and Administration from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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