Food Insecurity

    Hunger persists. The wealthy United States is home to millions of people who can’t sustain basic nutrition in their homes. Those numbers are growing as more families are going hungry because of recent wide-spread layoffs. Our guests are hunger-eradicating activist, JOEL BERG, who is the Executive Director of the New York City Coalition Against Hunger. He served in senior Executive Service positions at the U.S. Department of Agriculture for eight years. His new book is called, “All You Can Eat: How Hungry is America?” CAREY MORGAN is the Director of the Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger, a non-profit that fights hunger in Southeastern Pennsylvania through education, outreach, and advocacy. And Pennsylvania State Senator MIKE BRUBAKER (R), from Lancaster County, is the co-chair and founder of the legislation of the Pennsylvania Hunger Caucus. Listen to the mp3

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