The DEI Shift

Food Insecurity- Part 2

July 14, 2021 The DEI Shift Season 3 Episode 4
The DEI Shift
Food Insecurity- Part 2
Show Notes

In part 2 of this two-part series, we discuss some of the political factors that perpetuate food insecurity, what we can do to combat it, and some of the cool resources available to us.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Define food insecurity and how it differs from hunger.
  2. State the prevalence of food insecurity in the US.
  3. Summarize some of the physical and psychological impacts of food insecurity.
  4. Describe how public school lunch programs can combat food insecurity. 


Guest: Dr. Suja Matthews
Co-hosts/Producers: Dr. DJ Gaines, Dr. Ricardo Correa
Executive Producer: Dr. Tammy Lin 
Co-Executive Producers: Dr. Pooja Jaeel, Dr. Tiffany Leung
Senior Producers: Dr. Maggie Kozman, Dr. DJ Gaines
Editor/Assistant Producer: Emily Han and Deepti Yechuri
Production Assistants: Clara Baek, Lynn Nguyen
Website/Art Design: Ann Truong
Music: Chris Dingman

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