A new article in The Conversation highlights policies Leah’s Pantry has long championed, such as trauma-informed services and client choice. We are thrilled to see them gaining mainstream promotion, and that the article’s authors linked to us for trauma-informed services: “The pandemic has accelerated the emergence of a number of innovations in food banks and […]
A post published by The Counter does a wonderful job of explaining the difference between these two common concepts—hunger and food insecurity—as well as how the pandemic impacts them. This is a great read for those looking to increase their understanding of these important issues. Read the post at The Counter.
YES. In Baltimore, the Black Church Food Security Network is building a community-centered food system to combat food insecurity and “food apartheid” by connecting Black farmers with historically African-American churches. “We feel that apolitical and ‘color-blind’ approaches to addressing food inequity fly in the face of the statistics, which clearly show that Black people are disproportionately […]