Hunger in the News: Child nutrition, poverty data, and GODAN

Hunger in the News

Another summer passed, and kids went hungry,” by Mary Sue Milliken, Santa Monica Daily Press. “Spending three days riding three hundred miles on a bicycle, you think about a lot of things: Your sore backside. Water. The abundant and beautiful farmland. And what it really means for our state when our children are going hungry.”

Watch These Women Open A New Front Against Mass Incarceration,” by Nico Pitney, Huffington Post. “You’ve never heard from the women in the video above. Until recently, no one even knew how many there were. They’ve had few support networks, no group identity, no political movement. But it turns out their numbers are staggering. They are the mothers, sisters, daughters, wives, and girlfriends of people incarcerated in the United States. About one of every four women in this country has a family member behind bars, according to startling recent research.”

Can data end hunger? US and world governments hope so,” by James Rogers, Fox News Tech. “Governments around the world are pushing an ambitious initiative to share agricultural data in an attempt to eradicate hunger.”

Census Figures Show Poverty Rate Drops For Children And Adults,” by Pam Fessler, NPR. “For the first time since 2007, U.S. household income rose last year. And, according to the Census Bureau, that helped push down the number of people living in poverty to 53 million.”

College seeks to feed hungry students,” by Gary Warth, The San Diego Union Tribune. “Southwestern College students who sometimes don’t get enough to eat now have a place to pick up some free food on campus through a new partnership with the Jacobs and Cushman San Diego Food Bank.”

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