The Desperation of Hunger

24/Jul/17 / 12:55 / Paul Shipman

by Bernie Beaudreau   In New Haven on a hot and humid Thursday afternoon in July, rain storms were in the forecast. People began lining up in a parking lot near the John Martinez on James Street around 3 PM, a full two hours before the Connecticut Food Bank Mobile Pantry food distribution time of […]

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Standing Up for the Federal Nutrition Safety Net

17/May/17 / 12:32 / Paul Shipman

by Bernie Beaudreau The new administration in Washington will soon begin debate on a budget, with important implications for the federal nutrition safety net, driven by generational changes in legislation and viewpoints on federal spending cuts.   That was the message we heard from Bob Greenstein, Founder and President of the Center on Budget and […]

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Hunger Goes to College

03/Mar/17 / 15:07 / Paul Shipman

By Bernie Beaudreau I recently moderated a panel discussion at Middlesex Community College with four college student affairs professionals who are trying to address hunger among college students. There were about 30 student leaders and student affairs professionals from a network of Connecticut and Rhode Island colleges in attendance. The panel was coordinated by Campus […]

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