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All In The News tagged "Center for Hunger-Free Communities"

Number of Households With Hungry Children Nearing 14 Million, Study Finds

Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was quoted in a July 28 Philadelphia Inquirer story about new statistics showing the number of households with hungry children on the rise and the long-term damage this will cause.

Food Banks and Soup Kitchens Face a Surge in Demand Due to Job Loss Across the Country

Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was quoted in an April 21 Newsy story on shortages at food banks nationwide during the pandemic.

Cell Phone Records Show Dramatic Drop in Regional Travel Outside Philly After Governor's COVID-19 Order

Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor of Health Management and Policy at the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an April 8 Philadelphia Inquirer article about a drop in daily regional travel across much of Pennsylvania following Governor Wolf’s order to shut down non-life sustaining businesses.

During Coronavirus Outbreak, Telemedicine is an Answer — If You’re Covered

Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was quoted in a March 19 Philadelphia Inquirer article about telemedicine coverage during a pandemic.

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Kevin Thomas, Jr., senior financial empowerment coach in the Dornsife School of Public Health's Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was quoted in a Feb. 5 Philadelphia Inquirer story about a bill that would prohibit most city stores from going cashless.

Why Do We Treat the Poor So Poorly?

Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, authored a Jan. 4 op-ed for The Philadelphia Inquirer about how the violent treatment of a mother in New York City exposes greater problems about the design of public assistance programs.

Where do You Live? It May Give Clues to How Old You'll Grow

Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was quoted in a Dec. 19 Philadelphia Inquirer story about an Associated Press study showing how life expectancy varies depending on where you live.

Drexel Research links Racism and Hunger

Research about the link between hunger and discrimination by Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was featured in Dec. 4 stories in WHYY, Generocity and The Philadelphia Tribune.

Who Helps Those Who Don't Go Viral Like Johnny Bobbitt?

Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and the director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was quoted in a Sept. 14 Philadelphia Inquirer opinion column about the ways that $400,000 could go toward solving poverty, hunger and homelessness in Philadelphia.

'What Happened' vs. 'What's Wrong': Recognizing How Trauma Impacts us All 

Mariana Chilton, PhD, professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, authored a March 15 Philadelphia Inquirer/Daily News op-ed on the need to address community-level trauma in Philadelphia. Both Sandra Bloom, MD, associate professor, and Jonathan Purtle, DrPH, assistant professor, of the Dornsife School of Public Health, were listed in the piece as being part of the same campaign as Chilton.


Take White House Harvest Boxes off the Table

Shiriki Kumanyika, PhD, a research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, co-authored a Feb. 19 op-ed that ran in both The Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Daily News that criticized the “harvest boxes” proposed by the administration as a replacement for half of recipients’ food benefits.


Speaking Out Against Trump's Cruel Budget for My Daughter's Sake

Sherita Mouzon, a participant in Witnesses to Hunger, an initiative of the Dornsife School of Public Health’s Center for Hunger-Free Communities, wrote an op-ed on the proposed White House budget’s effect on food benefits that ran Feb. 19 in the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Daily NewsMariana Chilton, PhD, a professor in the school and founding director of the center, was mentioned in the piece.