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Mariana Chilton joined WHYY's Radio Times to discuss poverty in Philadelphia.  Philadelphia remains the poorest major U.S. city. Nearly 26 percent of the population lives below the poverty line.

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The Philadelphia Inquirer sat down with Valerie Erwin to discuss her new position with the EAT Cafe, Philadelphia's first pay-what-you-can restaurant.


Research from the Center's Children's HealthWatch Study counters US trends and shows that child hunger in Philadelphia is rising.


The Center's Director, Mariana Chilton, was named to the Bipartisan Policy Center's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Taskforce.  The Taskforce will identify ways to strengthen the SNAP program in preparation for the 2018 Farm Bill. 


We at the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, like so many around the country and the world, were disgusted by the display of violence and hate in Charlottesville, Virginia.  We share with millions in anger, outrage, and condemnation at the overt display of racism by white supremacists.



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