The Center for Hunger-Free Communities

Solutions Based on Science and the Human Experience

October 2018

Fair Workweek Philadelphia

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

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

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 change

The Poor People's Campaign Calls Out 'Policy Violence'

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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