Video Spotlight: ‘Cooking up Change has Changed My School’
October 20, 2010 | Written By: Healthy Schools Campaign
For Aljibri Reed, winning Cooking up Change allowed him to see his team make a real impact — first at his school, Tilden Career Academy, and then in Washington, D.C., where lawmakers sampled the Tilden students' menu.
Here's his story:
- Nyah Griffin, a contest alumni and current student mentor gives her perspective on the powerful experience of Cooking up Change; here.
- Chef David Blackmon, CPS program coordinator for culinary arts and hospitality, discusses the ways that Cooking up Change is about more than food in this short video.
- Louise Esaian, logistics officer and head of school nutrition for Chicago Public Schools, explains the power of the contest to help schools win, too, in this short video.
- Chef Jill Houk, cooking contest co-chair, explains the potential of Cooking up Change to raise awareness, in this short video.