Witnessing Hunger

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Mariana Chilton, PhD, MPH
Mariana Chilton
Crystal Spears, with son.
Crystal Sears & son
Barbara Izquierdo
Barbara Izquierdo

Hour 1
In the wake of a USDA survey revealing a sharp increase in the number of Americans going hungry, or on the verge of going hungry. Almost 50 million Americans are “food insecure,” and the percent rose 3.5 percent from 2007 to 2008, and it’s still going up. Joining us to talk about hunger in Philadelphia and the region are MARIANA CHILTON, Director of the Philadelphia GROW Project/Witnesses to Hunger at Drexel’s School of Public Health, as well as two of the “Witnesses to Hunger,” North Philadelphia’s CRYSTAL SEARS and BARBARA IZQUIERDO, who participated in the project.
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