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Mariana Chilton is quoted in a Slate article on the "Heat or Eat" argument in Congress.


In a recent post on, eight anti-poverty advocates expressed their thoughts on Congressman Paul Ryan's new plan to address poverty. Among these advocates were the Director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, Dr. Mariana Chilton, and a member of Witnesses to Hunger, Tianna Gaines-Turner.


As we recognize the 50th anniversary of our nation's War on Poverty, advocates and legislators reflect on the quality and effectiveness of our government assistance programs. The members of Witnesses to Hunger know how these programs are working on the ground, and have recommendations on how to end poverty and increase opportunities for all Americans. 


A post on highlights three solutions to poverty that Tianna Gaines-Turner included in her written testimony for the House Budget Committee War on Poverty hearing.


In a recent interview with the Washington Post, Tianna Gaines-Turner responds to Darlena Cuhna's account of receiving WIC benefits and driving a Mercedes to pick them up.



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