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Fifty million people in the U.S.- one in four young children - live in households that don't have enough money for food that supports an active and healthy life.

A Place at the Table, a film that examines hunger in America today, features the voices of the Center's Director, Dr. Mariana Chilton and Barbie Izquierdo, of Witnesses to Hunger



On February 20th, Dr. Chilton and Barbie Izquierdo, of Witnesses to Hunger, spent an hour talking about hunger and the new film A Place at the Table with Marty Moss-Coane on WHYY's Radio Times. 

Dr. Chilton Talks Hunger and Poverty as Part of a National Panel of Experts

Dr. Mariana Chilton joined a panel of experts as part of Tavis Smiley's "Vision for a New America: A Future Without Poverty," a discussion on poverty and hunger and how we can address this national economic crisis.


The Center for Hunger-Free Communities joined with Benefits Data Trust to release a report looking at the BenePhilly Program, a citywide initiative to improve access to benefit programs for low-income seniors.


The Institute on Taxation and Education recently released an analysis of the tax system in the US entitled “Who Pays? A Distributional Analysis of the Tax System in All 50 States.” 



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