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Health and Wellbeing

Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health Long Overdue

May 11, 2022

The White House announced that for the first time in 50 years, it will host a Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health in September. This is the beginning of a long overdue government commitment to the health and wellbeing of people in the U.S. who have suffered for generations due to government inaction on food insecurity and poverty.

The Center's Director Mariana Chilton lays out her perspective on what is necessary for the conference to truly impact hunger and create an effective national strategy to end hunger by 2030.

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Unemployment Isn't "Easy"

Jul 29, 2021

Unemployment benefits have been labeled as an easier option than going back to work by many as employers face labor shortages in reopening after COVID-19 layoffs. But depending on unemployment in a time of need is not easy. The system can be complicated and cause harm to those utilizing the benefit. We must change how unemployment is viewed. It is an insurance policy, not a handout.

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What is Resilience?

Jun 04, 2021

Resilience is the ability to bounce back and recover after a traumatic experience. Understanding what it means for you and developing tools to support you in tough times are key to resilience.

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