The Center for Hunger-Free Communities

Solutions Based on Science and the Human Experience

October 2018

Fair Workweek Philadelphia
10/31/18

The "Fair Workweek" scheduling bill for retail, fast-food, and hotel workers in Philadelphia got one step closer to becoming law Tuesday, says the Philadelphia Inquirer. 

Keeping Children's Weight on Track
10/31/18

This report card from Children's HealthWatch examines children’s weight over time. We looked at almost 3,000 infants and toddlers from low-income families who started life in a healthy state  – born at a healthy birth weight and at term.

Fair Workweek City Council Hearing
10/30/18

Join us TODAY at City Hall as we fight for a Fair Workweek!

51% of workers with unpredictable work schedules experienced hunger hardship in the last year. Compare that to 23% of workers with predictable schedules. Something has to change1.
The Poor People's Campaign Calls Out 'Policy Violence'
10/16/18

In a new article in The Nation, Greg Kaufmann writes, "The [Poor People's] Campaign wants to advance a new understanding of poverty as a traumatic experience inflicted by policy-makers."

 

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