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What if… the United States decided to proactively alleviate food insecurity?

What if… the Unites States decided to proactively alleviate food insecurity? Finally, after years of sluggish, uncertain growth following the Great Recession, the United States economy appears to have surged in 2015. Two recently released annual reports from the USDA on household food security and the Census Bureau on income, poverty and health insurance tell […]

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Supporting Young Children with Disabilities: Solutions for Improving Food Security

High costs associated with raising a child with disabilities can strain the family budget and lead to trade-offs between basic needs. Children’s HealthWatch research demonstrated that families of children with SHCN who receive SSI were more likely to be food insecure compared with families of children with SHCN not receiving SSI.

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Co-founder Dr. Frank is featured in award-winning documentary

Starved for America, nominated for a News and Documentary Emmy Award, was an international multimedia campaign aiming to address childhood malnutrition. Co-founder Dr. Frank is featured in the The U.S. Standard and a Double Standard segment discussing WIC.

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Principal Investigator Dr. Mariana Chilton gives Ted Talk exploring why food is not the solution to hunger

Principal Investigator Dr. Mariana Chilton takes the stage at TedxArcadia University. Her Ted Talk, alongside Witnesses to Hunger member Joanna Cruz, explores why food is not the solution to hunger.

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Dr. Cook, Principal Investigator, featured on NCTV17 news regarding food insecurity

Dr. Cook, Principal Investigator, featured on NCTV17 news after speaking at an event hosted by Loaves and Fishes Pantry regarding food insecurity.

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Dr. Mariana Chilton featured in award-winning film, A Place at the Table: The Crisis of 49 Million Hungry Americans and How to Solve It

Dr. Mariana Chilton featured in A Place at the Table. Nominated for the Grand Jury prize at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, there is also a companion book titled A Place at the Table: The Crisis of 49 Million Hungry Americans and How to Solve It which Dr. Chilton also contributed to.

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Dr. Frank, Children’s HealthWatch Founder, speaks at University of Arkansas, Little Rock regarding “Hunger, Hardship, and Child Health”

Dr. Frank, Children’s HealthWatch Founder, speaks at University of Arkansas, Little Rock regarding “Hunger, Hardship, and Child Health” and how it influences children’s learning.

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Dr. Diana Becker Cutts speaks at Second Harvest Heartland’s “Hunger and Health Forum” regarding food insecurity, nutrition and activity

Dr. Diana Becker Cutts speaks at Second Harvest Heartland’s “Hunger and Health Forum” regarding food insecurity, nutrition and activity.

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Children’s HealthWatch Research and Policy Director, Stephanie Ettinger de Cuba, presented at the release of the Metropolitan Area Planning Council

Children’s HealthWatch Research and Policy Director, Stephanie Ettinger de Cuba, presented at the release of the Metropolitan Area Planning Council’s State of Equity in Metro Boston Action Agenda. (begins at 41:00)

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CHW’s Principal Investigator, Dr. Diana Cutts, presented Undernourished and Overweight, The Link Between Food Insecurity and Obesity at the Minnesota American Academy of Pediatrics Conference

Children’s HealthWatch Principal Investigator, Dr. Diana Cutts, presented Undernourished and Overweight, The Link Between Food Insecurity and Obesity at the Minnesota American Academy of Pediatrics Conference.