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Hunger in America exists for over 50 million people. That is 1 in 6 of the U.S. population, including more than 1 in 5 children. Hunger affects health, education, opportunity, and economic growth. Its causes are as varied as its impacts. Solving the problem is equally complex and requires a mix of government and private efforts.

This new group exists to raise awareness of the complexities of the issue, to consider solutions, and to advocate for change.



There have been a number of diaries recently about hunger, including

Cartoon Peril's To my secret subscription donor, I provide the Meaning of Life (and kudos to Oregon Food Bank)

Ojibwa's Hunger in America

scotnakagawa's We All Live on Food Stamps

Joel Berg's Mr. President, Keep Your Child Hunger Pledge

betson08's Okiciyap families are having a hot Thanksgiving dinner thanks to this community

and my own They Are Hungry Every Day



If you would like to join the group, please comment below or kosmail me. Thanks for your interest in this important topic.

Originally posted to Hunger in America on Sat Dec 29, 2012 at 04:27 PM PST.

Also republished by Jim & Melanie in IA.

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