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25 Years After Welfare Reform, the System Is Pared Down as Intended. But Critics Say the Program Is Failing.

Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities at the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an Aug. 13 article in The Philadelphia Inquirer, which also ran on Governing.com, about the failures of the cash assistance program known as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).

Reducing Child Poverty by Expanding Child Tax Credits

Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities at the Dornsife School of Public Health, was a guest on the July 21 episode of WHYY’s "Radio Times" to discuss the role of child tax credits in reducing child poverty. 

Steveanna Wynn, Hunger Fighter With ‘Rebel Energy’ Who Kept Philly Fed, Dies

Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities at the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an April 12 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the life and legacy of hunger fighter Steveanna Wynn.

Joe Biden's Philabundance Photo-op Wouldn't Impress Dr. King

Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, wrote a Jan. 19 opinion article published in The Philadelphia Inquirer about how best to address poverty in Philadelphia.

Philadelphia Scholars Back Global Report Warning of Climate Change’s Irreversible Effects

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 Jan. 6 KYW Newsradio segment about local scholars backing a global report warning of climate change’s irreversible effects.

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.