Impossible Choices: Food, rent, medicine?
January 5, 2016
Most organizations do not work for the day that they are no longer needed. But that’s precisely the goal of the Alameda County Community Food Bank who serves 1-in-5 residents of Alameda County. In this episode of the Affordable Housing podcast, we discuss “food insecurity” – the lack of access to affordable, nutritious groceries. We delve into how poverty often forces people to make impossible choices, what constitutes a “complete grocery basket,” and how the economic recovery has not touched our most vulnerable families, seniors, and neighbors.
Joining host Joanne Greene is Allison Pratt, Director of Policy and Services for the last 10 years for the Alameda County Community Food Bank.
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