This is the text from my recently published peer-reviewed paper in the journal Local Environment. The paper will be part of a special issue on Food Justice edited by Agatha Herman and Mike Goodwin in the future. 10,957 more words
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Imani S. Presents at #PhillyGrandRounds "A Witness to Hunger: A Look at the Unhealthy Impact of Poverty on an American Family"
Member of Witnesses to Hunger, Tianna G., recently spoke in Washington, D.C. alongside Rep. Barbara Lee and other vocal supporters of programs like SNAP that help families survive and thrive. 218 more words
The members of Witnesses to Hunger are adamantly opposed to proposed cuts to critical, life-saving support programs such as SNAP and housing subsidies. Myra Y. spoke with CBS news about how SNAP cuts will affect her family and why we need to advocate for more support for families like hers. 72 more words
When the opening of a new Whole Foods Market in the Central West End in St. Louis was announced last year, most people who worked at Barnes-Jewish Hospital were excited to have a healthy option for lunch and grocery shopping within walking distance. 1,031 more words
Weaver Street Market in Orange County kicked off its Summer Round Up program this week to benefit the kid’s backpack program of TABLE, Inc. WSM shoppers will have the option of rounding up to the next dollar on their total purchases, with the combined funds raised benefiting the TABLE program. 31 more words