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Youth Forum at Eat Cafe

Check out photos from our Second Annual Youth Forum on September 15! It was a fun, informative afternoon of community building and social justice. Our ten youth photographers, ages 10-16, shared their engaging work and their insights on how to address issues in their communities. Capped off by a compelling youth panel and delicious food by the EAT Café, it was an amazing event!


In "Cooking dinner for tonight and tomorrow night," Joy Manning profiles the upcoming release of Julia Turshen's cookbook,  Now and Again, and the forthcoming dinner on September 11 at EAT Café, featuring Turshen as guest chef along with recipes from her book.


We at the Center for Hunger-Free Communities are appalled at the separation of children from their parents at the border.  No family should have to endure the unbearable stress of a separation when they are seeking refuge and safety.  These


Dr. Mariana Chilton’s Philadelphia Inquirer article highlights the importance of pursuing trauma-informed practices in our community and government organizations. Written in response to Oprah Winfrey’s 60 Minutes interview with trauma researcher Bruce Perry, MD, this Op-Ed is a call to action for intentional trauma-informed practices in Philadelphia.



Several members of Witnesses to Hunger: New Haven spoke at last week’s Board of Education meeting about the urgency of bringing supper to more schools. The New Haven Independent reports on this story.



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