Nutritious Food
is a Human Right.
Nutritious Food
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The ROOT Report: Awakening the healing traditions of Afro-Caribbean food

In the South Bronx and Northern Manhattan, many people find it difficult to get consistent access to fresh, healthy and nutritious food. Looking to educate people about healthy eating and address racial inequalities in our current food system, Ysanet Batista turned to the rich culture and

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Statement from WhyHunger on Lawsuit Against Trump Administration’s Plan to Cut Food Stamps

New York (January 17, 2020) – Alison Cohen, Senior Director of Programs at WhyHunger, issued the following statement regarding the lawsuit filed by 14 states, Washington, D.C. and New York City to block the Trump Administration’s new food stamp rule:
“This crucial lawsuit to

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An Afternoon with Levante Popular de Juventude

Between 1940 and 1970, Brazil began to urbanize at a rapid pace. The number of people living in cities increased from 15% to 50% largely as a result of the expansion of agribusiness and industrialization. To this effect, the Brazilian government founded the Institute for Colonization and Agrarian Reform (INCRA),

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