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Dawn Ortiz

Teaching Artist
The Point CDC & A.C.T.I.O.N


Dawn is the recipient of the 2015 McKinley Hightower-Beyah Award for her commitment to food justice in the Hunts Point Community. She has continued to pursue her interest in cooking after graduating from Blank Plate @ The Point by continuing her education in the culinary arts and is now the Teaching Artist. She facilitates workshops, leads activities, and suggests new ideas.