When you talk about hunger in America, it’s a myriad of issues and definitions. Food security is what the government defines as access to food and food availability. Food insecurity encompasses economic and social conditions that limit access to food.
A round-up of resources for covering the justice gap.
The brief looks at changes in SNAP receipt over the course of the recession.
The issue brief argues that states’ should develop food action plans to meet the nutrition needs of its residents and offers recommendations for how to create solutions to minimize hunger.
The issue brief captures some of the difficulties rural New Hampshire families face in attempting to secure healthy, affordable foods.
A comprehensive collection of data and reports that focus on Hunger Programs, along with an extensive list of experts in the field.
Researchers found that fresh produce sold in poorer neighborhoods had significantly higher counts of bacteria than produce sold elsewhere.
The report examines the history of food insecurity in the United States and argues that federal food programs could be run more efficiently.
The report reviews and suggests policies to improve the economic state of unmarried women.
A compilation of the latest statistics on the health and welfare of U.S. children, including individual fact sheets on each state.
At least $65 billion in vital government services and support remain unclaimed. The authors highlight methods to extend outreach efforts to ensure that low-income families receive the benefits they critically need.
The Web-based mapping tool enables comparisons of 90 indicators of the food environment among U.S. counties.
This report analyzes food hardship -- the inability to afford enough food -- through December 2009 at the national, state, metropolitan, and congressional district level. It finds that nearly 20 percent of U.S. households lacked enough money to buy food at some point during the past 12 months.
The brief finds that rural families that that have been reported of child abuse are more likely than urban families to be headed by a single parent and endure economic and family stress.
The analysis finds that 3 in 10 California households lack adequate income, opposed to the 1 in 10 households reported by the federal poverty measure.
The analysis suggests that the Recovery Act provisions are keeping more than 6 million Americans out of poverty and reducing the severity of poverty for 33 million more.
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