A Place at the Table

Barbie and her children

Barbie Izquierdo and her children

In America today, in the richest country in the world, as many as 50 million people are food insecure – they don’t know where there next meal is coming from or don’t have enough money to feed themselves or their families between paychecks.

Most of these food insecure Americans are working – some two or three jobs – in an effort to make ends meet. Yet, they still need assistance.

A recent film, A Place at the Table, highlights hunger in America, its long-lasting impact on children’s development and ability to learn, and how food insecurity leads to obesity. Continue reading

Advertisements