Clancy Harrison is a Registered Dietitian, TEDx speaker and Food Justice Advocate with over 20 years of experience challenging the way poverty is approached in the United States. She speaks to thousands of healthcare professionals, non-profit organizations, and universities every year about food dignity and food access. She is here today to share how each of us play a pivotal role in the health of our communities. You can learn more about her at www.ClancyHarrison.com.
What does passion and dignity have to do with winning the war on childhood hunger in the United States? Our guest today is Clancy Harrison, a Food Justice Advocate, TEDx and nationally renowned Speaker, Author and Registered Dietitian. Learn more at www.ClancyHarrison.com.
“When it comes to making great morning television, keeping it visual and fun, no dietitian gets it better than Clancy! Her credibility and knack to think on the fly while explaining various nutrition guidelines is beyond measure. She has an amazing talent as well for creating a vibrant set filled with plenty of props to explain the topic at hand. Plus, she’s incredibly reliable. I know when I need someone who viewers respect and can relate to, one phone call to Clancy and it’s done!”
—Ryan Leckey, WNEP-TV (ABC), producer/host of “Leckey Live” on Newswatch 16 This Morning, one of America’s highest rated newscasts. (Nielsen 2017)
Clancy Cash Harrison is a Registered Dietitian and Food Justice Advocate with two decades of experience in Nutrition and Food Insecurity. She’s served as Food Service Director for Aramark and as President of Al Beech West Side Food Pantry; teaches Nutrition at Penn State and the University of Scranton; and worked in several different roles at the PA Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, where she is currently Chair of the Political Action Committee
A TEDx Speaker and catalyst for social change, Clancy Harrison challenges conventional assumptions about hunger in the United States. Her mission to merge hunger awareness with healthcare and demolish the stigma around food assistance programs places her on the cutting edge of research, implementation, and advocacy.
Clancy is a speaker for Congressional Briefings, TV segments, and professional seminars. She speaks to thousands of healthcare professionals, non-profit organizations, and universities every year about food dignity and food access. Her ability to fuse real life experiences and empathy with statistics gives her audiences “permission” to experience profound shifts in their perceptions of food insecurity.
Clancy is an award-winning author of Feeding Baby and the founder of the Children Feeding Children Project. She also published two blogs: Cooking with Clancy and Fields of Flavor, which combined her life’s work and daily efforts demonstrating how parents can feed their children nourishing foods on a budget while teaching healthy eating habits.
Clancy lives Dallas, PA with her two determined children and her husband, David. In her time outside of the kitchen and the office, she runs marathons, scuba dives, hikes, and does her best to remember to stop and smell the flowers.