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Newsmakers Forum on Hunger: Chatham

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Chatham Community Library

197 North Carolina 87

Pittsboro, NC 27312

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Join Carolina Public Press with members of the Chatham community for a discussion on hunger.

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Carolina Public Press is working with the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina, MomsRising and other community partners to hold a forum on hunger at Chatham Community Library

The Newsmakers Forum will feature five panelists working in the community around the issue of hunger. We'll discuss solutions already being used to address the problem in the community, as well as current challenges and how they may be addressed. We'll also take a look at what the staff at Carolina Public Press uncovered in their year-long series, Faces of Hunger.

Forum: 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Breakout Session on Child Hunger: 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Breakout Session on Senior Hunger: 4:00pm to 5:00pm

This event is free and open to the public.

Panelists:

Tamara Cox Baker, Project and Communications Director, No Kid Hungry

Melissa Beard, Executive Director, CORA Food Pantry

Pushti Patel, Director of Communications, Interfaith Food Shuttle

Dennis Streets, Executive Director, Chatham Council on Aging

Child Hunger Break Out Leaders

Tradell Atkins, Director of Child Hunger Programs, Interfaith Food Shuttle

Jessica Soldavini, Graduate Research Assistant, No Kid Hungry NC

Senior Hunger Break Out Leader

Dennis Streets, Executive Director, Chatham Council on Aging

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