The Heat: Food Insecurity in the U.S.

The Heat

Food Insecurity has worsened because of the Covid-19 pandemic with chronic and acute hunger on the rise around the globe.

There are also implications in the United States, the largest economy in the world. Along with masks, food banks have become one of the most striking symbols of the COVID-19 pandemic. By some estimates, tens of millions of people in the U.S. are now at risk of food insecurity.

To discuss:

  • Angela Odoms-Young is Associate Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Lisa Wideman is President & CEO, Meals on Wheels Western Michigan
  • Joseph Williams is Senior News Editor, U.S. News & World Report
  • Jack Bobo is CEO at Futurity

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