Delta Project Food Initiative Team Leader Ona Balkus’s blog post on the Clinical and Pro Bono Office Blog

Student Voices: From Farm to School in Mississippi Posted on February 13, 2012 Today’s dispatch comes from Ona Balkus, a second-year joint degree student at Harvard Law School and Harvard School of Public Health. Ona spent her winter term working with the Mississippi Food Policy Council as part of the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic. She is also a member of the student practice organization...
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Recommendations for Farm-to-School Bill Accepted!

Over the course of the fall semester, the Delta Project’s Food Policy team developed legislative recommendations for a statewide farm-to-school bill in Mississippi. After researching farm-to-school initiatives around the country and considering how such initiatives could best be implemented in Mississippi, the Food Policy team compiled their final report, which included recommendations such as...
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WEDNESDAY – 11/30 – HARVARD-WIDE MISSISSIPPI DELTA CELEBRATION

THIRD ANNUAL HARVARD-WIDE DELTA CELEBRATION   Wednesday, November 30, 2011 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Pound Hall, Ropes-Gray Assembly Room, Harvard Law School   Please join the Harvard Law School Mississippi Delta Project to learn about ways that Harvard students and faculty are engaged in the Delta, to meet members of the Harvard community who are interested in the Delta region, and to celebrate the...
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10/3: Larry Soler – Partnering with Industry to Help Solve the Childhood Obesity Crisis

Monday, October 3rd 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. Pound 101, Harvard Law School The Harvard Food Law Society, Child and Youth Advocates, and the Mississippi Delta Project are cosponsoring a presentation by Larry Soler, head of The Partnership for a Healthier America.  PHA is an organization devoted to working with the private sector to ensure the health of our nation’s youth by solving the...
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Mississippi Policy Partners – Now Accepting Applications!

The HLS Mississippi Delta Project’s Mississippi Policy Partners will engage Harvard students (HLS and HKS) to work with students from Mississippi’s Tougaloo College (a Jackson-based HBCU) and Mississippi legislators in order to prepare them for the start of the 2012 legislative session.  The project will involve mandatory travel to Mississippi (expenses paid) for a long weekend in November...
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