Please join us for our Conversation about Childhood Hunger on 4/10/13 at 9 am at the deKoven House in Middletown.
Our panelists will be discussing countywide programs and efforts to support hungry families and reduce food insecurity.
· Monica Belyea, Coordinator, Opportunity Knocks Collaborative
· Dawn Crayco, Deputy Director, End Hunger CT!
· State Representative Matt Lesser (D), Member, Appropriations Committee
· State Representative Phil Miller (D), Member, Public Health Committee
Click here for the Coalition's Childhood Hunger Resource Guide
Click here for a fantastic Powepoint from End Hunger CT! about the effects of hunger in CT
End Hunger CT! made this great video about Childhood Hunger in Connecticut:
You can read about the most recent Farm Bill and its impact on CT in a story by the Connecticut Mirror.
You can read a CT Mirror article about Gov. Malloy's Consideration of Blocking the Federal Food Stamp Cuts Here
Summary of the Farm Bill from the Associated Press (via the CT Post)
And, for an international view, click here for OXFAM's "Good Enough to Eat" index, which compares countries for food abundance, affordability and health.