Hunger in the News

October 14, 2016

9 Design Projects Tackling America’s Poverty Crisis, One Community At A Time | The Huffington Post
Many people struggling with hunger and poverty find the support they need through local community programs and initiatives. A recent exhibition “By the People: Designing a Better America,” spotlighted 60 creative projects that use design to address issues from food access to natural disaster at the local level. See how communities are innovating through design to support their neighbors in need. Read the Article »

Hurricane Matthew Will Hurt African Americans and Low-Income People Most | Time
When natural disasters strike, it is often people at the bottom of the economic ladder that suffer the most and have the hardest time recovering. Learn how natural disasters disproportionality affect those facing poverty and hunger, and what can be done to ensure that recovery efforts address this disparity. Read the Article »

High-Poverty School Districts Shortchanged by Title 1 | Youth Today 
The federal Title I program is designed to provide financial assistance to schools with children from low-income families to help ensure that all children meet challenging state academic standards. However, a recent U.S. News & World Report investigation has revealed that failings in the program design have resulted in struggling schools not receiving funding proportionate to their need. Learn more about how this program is going wrong and what advocates are doing to make positive change. Read the Article »

Hunger in the News is a weekly summary of news articles that elevate the conversation of hunger and the issues affecting food insecurity in the U.S. The links contained in this summary direct you to websites that have content that is not controlled by Feeding America.