Food Security

Hunger is a Racial Equity Issue: Why That Matters, and What We Can Do About It

December 15, 2020  • Food and Society Program

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In the second installment of theĀ Conversations on Food JusticeĀ series, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree, former Congresswoman Donna F. Edwards, and Dr. John B. King Jr., president and CEO of the Education Trust and U.S. Secretary of Education under President Obama, discuss social safety net programs like SNAP and WIC and examine the perceptions, policies, and practices that keep people hungry and poor. They also explore how communities, activists, and nonprofits can join forces to reimagine an economy that nourishes all people, developing real strategies for moving anti-hunger and anti-poverty work forward.