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Help Us Bring Everyone to the Table! The EAT Café, a project of the Center of Hunger-Free Communities, will open it's doors soon and we need your help!


The USDA release the 2015 food insecurity data on September 7th.  Below is the Center and Mariana Chilton's take on the data. 



Tianna Gaines-Turner, a member of Witnesses to Hunger from Philadelphia, was recently featured in a video by Retro Report to explore how 20 years later welfare reform is impacting people today.


The Atlantic's CityLab interviewed the EAT Cafe's Manager, Donnell Jones-Craven, about how the pay-what-you-can cafe will work and what we hope to accomplish.  


New research by the Center for Hunger-Free Communities at Drexel University shows that participants in a federal assistance program for families living in poverty have overwhelmingly high levels of adversity and exposure to violence that can limit their success in the workplace. In spite of that, employment is a requirement to qualify for many of these programs. 



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