Women and Hunger: Putting Food on the Table
Hunger should not be a "women's issue", but in the United States more women and children go hungry than any other demographic group. Households with low food security are often headed by single woemn.
Join us ofr an engaging and informative discussion on the issue of women and hunger.
Moderator: Amani El Jack, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Women's Studies, University of Massachusetts, Boston
Randy Albelda, Ph.D. Professor of Economics & Sr. Research Fellow, Center for Social Policy, UMASS - Boston
Elaine De Rosa, Executive Director, Cambridge Economic Opportunity Committee, Inc.
Ellen Parker, Executive Director, Project Bread
Suggested Donation $6.00 to be paid at the door. Includes Light Continental Breakfast.
Public Transportation strongly Encouraged. (Green Line E Train. MFA Stop)
Boston-Area International Women’s Day Planning Committee: Abolitionist Network · Boston Area Rape Crisis Center · Boston Coalition of Black Women, Inc. · Boston Women’s Commission · Boston Women's Fund · Cambridge Women’s Commission · Center for Women in Politics & Public Policy - UMASS Boston · Irish International Immigration Center · Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women · Mass Chapter of the National Organization for Women · Not for Sale Massachusetts · Prosperity Candle · Simmons Institute for Leadership and Change · Somerville Commissions · Survivors, Inc. · United Nations Association of Greater Boston · Women's Bureau, Region 1, U.S. Department of Labor · Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom
Supporting Organizations (as of 2.27.13): American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts (ACLU) · AAUW-MA · Association of Haitian Women · Boston Area Gleaners · Boston Women’s Heritage Trail · Brazilian Immigrant Center, Inc. · Center for Social Policy, McCormack Graduate School, UMass Boston · Congo Action Now · Dominican Development Center-Inc · Family Economic Initiative · Haley House · Harvest Co-op Market · Massachusetts Food SNAP Coalition · Massachusetts Paid Leave Coalition · NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts · New Entry Sustainable Farming Project · Our Bodies Ourselves · Pathfinder International · REACH Beyond Domestic Violence, Inc. · Route One Ministries · Oxfam America - Boston · Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts · Victim Rights Law Center · Web of Benefit · Women's Action for New Directions & Women Legislators' Lobby · YWCA Cambridge