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Fishkind Commentary: Addressing Hunger in Central Florida

[Image: Hank Fishkind]
[Image: Hank Fishkind]

June 17th, 2013 | WMFE - As the country continues its slow climb out of recession, food insecurity and hunger continue to be big problems. In Central Florida, officials are trying to combat these issues in various ways, like summer programs to feed students who eat free or reduced-cost lunches through the school year. Meanwhile, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer last week hosted the city's first-ever Summit on Senior Hunger to bring together resources and raise awareness.

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90.7's Nicole Creston asked economic analyst Dr. Hank Fishkind to explain some of the contributing factors that make hunger and food insecurity big problems across the state, and particularly in Central Florida.

 

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