Hunger Education Sources
the gathering SPEAKERS BUREAU
Educating the community on local hunger issues is a part of our mission. We have speakers available to give an educational presentation, facilitate a discussion, participate in outreach efforts or volunteer at fairs. Visit our Speakers Bureau page for more information.
We also invite you to visit the education sites below to learn more about hunger issues, both in our community and worldwide.
in the last few years milwaukee has moved from the 13th poorest to the 2nd poorest city in the united states with populations above 500,000.
(Data from Census Bureau's Five-Year American Community Survey, analyzed by research group FindTheBest.com.)
HUNGER EDUCATION SOURCES (LOCAL)
Milwaukee Health Report (latest available year is 2013)
This report was conducted by the Center for Urban Population Health and the City of Milwaukee Health Department in 2013. It summarizes the health of the city, identifies key factors contributing to health disparities and provides implications for future health.
Wisconsin Food Security Project
This in-depth, interactive project provides localized information about the food security infrastructure in Wisconsin.
83% of Milwaukee public school students are in low-income households (2014-2015)
(Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction)
HUNGER EDUCATION SOURCES (NATIONAL AND GLOBAL)
Bread for the World
A nationwide citizens’ movement that seeks justice for the world’s hungry and lobbies national decision-makers. They also provide basic facts on hunger in America and the world at large.
Food Research and Action Center
A national nonprofit organization working to improve public policies and build partnerships in eradicating hunger. They are a great resource for hunger advocacy.
US Conference of Mayors Annual Hunger and Homelessness Report
For latest survey results, click on the “Hunger and Homelessness Survey” link.