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All In The News tagged "Witnesses to Hunger"

One in 5 Philadelphians Suffers from Food Insecurity

A collection of programs run by the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the Dornsife School of Public Health were featured in a Dec. 13 Generocity article on hunger in Philadelphia. Among those highlighted were the EAT Café and Witnesses to Hunger.

Economic Equity: Struggling Toward a Better Economic Future

Members of Witnesses to Hunger — of the Dornsife School of Public Health's Center for Hunger-Free Communities — were interviewed for the Nov. 26 Sunday Civics podcast on economic equity.

Things to Know About Lead in Water

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 July 18 story on PlanPhilly about a lead testing project in Philadelphia. Tianna Gaines-Turner, a member of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities’ Witnesses to Hunger program, was also quoted in the story.

How Witnesses to Hunger Uses First-Person Stories to Affect Policy

Michelle Taylor, program manager of Witnesses to Hunger, an advocacy project of the Dornsife School of Public Health's Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was quoted in a Dec. 21 story on Generocity. The story profiled Witnesses to Hunger and also quoted one of its local participants, Tianna Gaines-Turner.

Philly's New Pay-What-You-Can Restaurant Brings Everyone To The Table

Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Center for Hunger Free Communities, and Donnell Jones-Craven, general manager of the Center’s EAT Café, were quoted in a Dec. 6 NPR “The Salt” story about the pay-what-you-can restaurant. The story was picked up on the websites of at least 17 public broadcast stations across the country.

Philadelphia Touts Efforts Fighting Poverty

Witnesses to Hunger, a research and advocacy program run out of the Dornsife School of Public Health’s Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was mentioned in a Nov. 11 Philadelphia Inquirer story on the Uniting to Fight Poverty Summit. A participant of the program and Drexel student, Angelia Nike Sutton, spoke out in an effort to “put a face on poverty.”

What Will She Put on The Table?

Witnesses to Hunger, a program of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the School of Public Health at Drexel University, was spotlighted in a Philadelphia Inquirer column on Oct. 7 about Philadelphians living in deep poverty.

Rex Smith: Hunger in a Land of Food Abundance

Mariana Chilton, PhD, an associate professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the School of Public Health, was quoted in an Albany Times-Union article on May 16 about the work of the Congressionally appointed National Hunger Commission which she co-chairs.

Pa. to Eliminate Asset Test for Food Stamps

Mariana Chilton, PhD, an associate professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on April 22 about Pennsylvania eliminating the asset test for food stamp recipients.

Hunger in Philadelphia

Tianna Gaines-Turner, a participant in the Witnesses to Hunger program in the School of Public Health, was interviewed on WHYY’s “Radio Times” on April 2 about issues affecting the Philadelphia mayoral race.