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In the Spotlight

Food Insecurity Data Show the Need for More Robust Anti-Hunger Efforts
The USDA’s annual report on food insecurity underscores that the nation has been making far too little progress on food insecurity. The report reveals that the 2018 food insecurity rate was on par with the 2007 pre-recession level of 11.1 percent — already far too high.

The nation’s most vulnerable populations — families with children, African Americans, Hispanics, and those living in rural areas and the South continue to disproportionately struggle to put food on the table.

To speak with one of our experts, contact Emily Pickren.

Food Insecurity
We must double down on our commitment to ending hunger and poverty.