March 22: Food Security in Our Community

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UNITED WAY SYMPOSIUM SERIES


Topic: Food Security in Our Community

March 22, 2017

The symposium will focus on the realities faced by many people who live in or at risk of poverty, who experience hunger far too often.  There are multiple factors that influence how much food people have access to, how healthy it is and how often they eat.  Key factors include poor access to grocery stores, quality and cost of food, transportation, nutrition awareness and time. Area experts will examine local and national perspectives on the issue of food security, and explore the community efforts focused on eliminating hunger and increasing access to healthy food. Learn about local collaboration efforts to ensure all individuals and families have proper nourishment to live long healthy lives.

Learn more about Food Security in our community, here.


MODERATOR

Susan Ogborn, Moderator
President and CEO, Food Bank of the Heartland

PANELISTS:

Craig Howell
Shared Servises Coordinator, Hunger Collaborative

Rachel Olive
Executive Director, Hunger Free Heartland

Adi M. Pour, Ph.D
Director, Douglas County Health Department

 Courtney Pinard, Ph.D

Senior Research Scientist, Gretchen Swanson Center for Nutrition


EVENT MATERIALS

PDF - Event Slides, Presentation

Neighborhood Stores sited by Dr. Adi Pour at the Food Security Symposium:

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