Children’s HealthWatch Principal Investigator, Dr. Mariana Chilton, discuses policies aimed at helping impoverished children in an article from Moyers and Company.

Do America’s Hungry Children Matter?

In President Obama’s State of the Union address last night he asserted that American children really do matter to our nation’s top politicians. “I want our actions to tell every child, in every neighborhood — your life matters, and we are as committed to improving your life chances as we are for our own kids.”

2015 was supposed to be the year when America ended its child hunger crisis. That was the promise then-president-elect Barack Obama made during his first campaign in 2008.

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