Andres O'Hara-Plotnik

RADIO PRODUCER AND WRITER

How Five Lawyers In The Bronx Hacked Lunch For A Year

Meet the Lunch Bunch. These legal defenders in the Bronx formed a club at work to help them bring homemade, healthy lunches every day. Each person cooks one-meal-for-5 once a week. (Jennifer Hsu / WNYC)

Meet the Lunch Bunch. These legal defenders in the Bronx formed a club at work to help them bring homemade, healthy lunches every day. Each person cooks one-meal-for-5 once a week.
(Jennifer Hsu / WNYC)

The Bronx Defenders is a legal aid organization that represents 35,000 people per year. Attorneys there work long hours, with uncertain schedules, high caseloads, and very little downtime, if any. When I heard that five Staff Attorneys in the Family Practice division had pulled off a system for bringing their lunch from home every day, and have kept it up for nearly a year, I had to find out more. On Monday, I took the 50 minute subway ride from the WNYC office on Varick Street to 149th Street Grand Concourse with Jennifer Hsu, WNYC’s video producer, walked 15 minutes to 161st Street, and met the Lunch Bunch.

Check out the entire story here.

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This entry was posted on June 25, 2015 by in Hack Your Lunch and tagged .
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