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WhyHunger Jan 17
In response to the new restrictions, 14 states are suing in efforts to block the rule which will severely impact nearly 700,000 unemployed people. Learn more here, This morning, WhyHunger issued a statement on the lawsuit:
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WhyHunger Jan 17
“This crucial lawsuit ... is a powerful example of local governments calling out a clear violation of the right to food.” Hear more from WhyHunger’s on the recent lawsuit issued by 14 states to block the new SNAP rule.
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WhyHunger Jan 17
Back in October, representatives of Brazilian youth-organizing group joined us for a conversation on social movements in Brazil and international solidarity. Check out our article and Q&A to find out more.
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WhyHunger Jan 16
NEW! Learn how and why FoodShare Toronto is reshaping the landscape of food access in Canada starting with themselves in our newest piece.
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WhyHunger Jan 15
As the ocean’s resources increasingly fall under the control of corporations and markets, travels to Indonesia to find out how is fighting to preserve traditional ways of life and advocating for sustainable fishing practices:
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WhyHunger Jan 15
Celebrate Sunday 1/9! “Remembering Harry Chapin” at the Paramount Theatre NJ w/ John McMenamin + special guests Howard Fields & Big John Wallace of the Harry Chapin Band. Proceeds benefit & Tkts:
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WhyHunger Jan 14
How many food banks are there? The standard answer is 200, but reveals there are more. WhyHunger’s offers a statement on why it is important to know the full scale of America’s charitable food system.
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IFAN UK Jan 13
Replying to @OPFS @CPAGUK and 2 others
Tackling food poverty with food alone is definitely no solution. It’s just a sticking plaster but the Right to Food can be used to hold a government to account for ensuring people have enough income to buy food for themselves
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WhyHunger Jan 13
Learn how A-dae Romero-Briones ( ), (), ( ), & Malik Yakini ( ) have worked to shift the narrative of racial justice in the food system for the better:
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WhyHunger Jan 10
These North Dakota grocery stores had to be creative around their efforts to stay open in support of the food security of their communities.
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WhyHunger Jan 9
For our 1st ROOT Report of the year, we take a look at how uses sustainable agriculture as an alternative pathway for at risk youth, food insecure communities & more: Want the ROOT Report in your inbox? Sign up at:
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WhyHunger Jan 8
from our ED, . How do the food insecure get to obtain necessary resources & wages to free themselves from any dependency on ? Learn more in this article by :
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WhyHunger Jan 7
A big congrats to our friend & 4th gen farmer Ben Burkett on his induction into the Cooperative Hall of Fame 2020! Learn more about Ben’s farming advocacy & work he’s done w/ , , Mississippi Association of Cooperatives & more:
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WhyHunger Jan 6
Thank you for such awesome work & support !
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WhyHunger Jan 6
We did it! Our raised over $1M towards community-based solutions to hunger & poverty in America! Working together, we can end hunger for good & ensure everyone’s right to nutritious food! Thanks to our supporters, radio & celebrity partners!
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WhyHunger Jan 3
Are you subscribed? Stay up to date on WhyHunger news, events and issues in food justice across the country and around the world by signing up for our monthly newsletter today:
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WhyHunger Jan 1
Happy New Year & New Decade! All of us at WhyHunger wish you a joyous, safe, prosperous and abundant 2020 and beyond!
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WhyHunger Dec 30
WhyHunger U.S. Programs Manager, Rae Gomes shares an in depth take on her experience at this year’s biennial conference and the shifting landscape of hunger beyond food distribution to one of .
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WhyHunger Dec 27
With a new decade ahead of us, no one deserves to go hungry. If you or anyone you know is looking for support in finding healthy & free local food options, please visit or text your zip code to 1-800-5HUNGRY to access nutritious food today.
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