On February 22, the Congressional Hunger Center hosted a gathering of 50 staff and Hunger Fellows to look at their achievements over the decades in addressing hunger in the United States. A key topic was success in promoting local legislation to provide free meals in schools, and to build the momentum for free meals to be universal. Successful messages included “hungry children can’t learn” as well as fighting stigma and helping children access the bounty of locally produced foods.
This webcast can be viewed at the CHC site.
The Congressional Hunger Center, based in Washington, DC, sponsors Hunger Fellows to be posted with a wide range of organizations involved in policy, research, advocacy, education and outreach. Founded in 1993, it has trained and supported hundreds of Fellows around the U.S. and around the world.
Reviewed by Steve Hansch