Kansas Gov. Brownback to Review State’s Food Stamp Policy

In an article by Laura Bauer of the Kansas City Star, Dr. John Cook was interviewed about a recent food stamp policy change in the state of Kansas. Dr. John Cook spoke about the effects of the change which will eliminate or reduce food stamp benefits for hundreds of low-income US children whose parents are […]

OR Food Security Summit: Tackling Hunger Together

Chris Thomas – Public News Service January 19, 2012 Dr. Deborah Frank, Principal Investigator, was a keynote speaker at the Oregon Food Security Summit. Dr. Frank spoke about the effects of food insecurity on children’s health and wellbeing.  Her remarks were summarized in an article by Chris Thomas for the Public News Service. Read more here.

This Week in Poverty: TANF is broken

Greg Kaufmann – The Nation. January 06, 2012 In the weekly blog, This Week In Poverty, the author listed recent Children’s HealthWatch research about the effect of housing insecurity on children’s health as one of the five things learned about poverty in 2011. Children’s HealthWatch policy brief is quoted: “Investments in affordable and subsidized housing would not only reduce housing […]

Safe, Stable Homes Lead to Healthier Children and Families for Baltimore

Children’s HealthWatch analyzed nearly 5,000 surveys from Baltimore families with children under age four collected between 2002-2011. In this sample, just 49% of families were stably housed.

Feeding Our Children – One Report Says 16.2 Million Children Live In “Food Insecure” Households

Stephanie Ettinger de Cuba, Research and Policy Director, was interviewed about the child health and development implications of hunger and food security on public radio.

Nightly News Program with News Director & Anchor Chris Lovett

Dr. Megan Sandel, Children’s HealthWatch Co-Principal Investigator, spoke about the harmful of effects of family homelessness on children’s health in an interview on Boston Neighborhood Network News.

A Wake Up Call on Housing and Homelessness

Governmental action and community investment in expanding the supply of affordable housing,

Boston Medical Center’s Pantry-by-Prescription Program Recognized with National Award

Dr. Deborah Frank was intervied by the Boston Globe about the role of the food pantry in health and treatment at Boston Medical Center.

Documenting Hunger and Poverty in Photographs

Dr. Maureen Black, Children’s HealthWatch Principal Investigator, and Margaret M., Witness to Hunger, spoke about the effects of hunger and poverty on families and children.

What We Talk About When We Talk About Poverty

Dr. Maureen Black, Children’s HealthWatch Principal Investigator, and Margaret M., Witness to Hunger, spoke about the effects of hunger and poverty on families and children.