Forum on "Food stamp cuts and hunger in the black community"

Thu, 01/30/2014 - 6:30pm

“CUTS IN FOOD STAMPS AND INCREASED HUNGER IN THE BLACK COMMUNITY IS THE TOPIC OF THE NEXT COMMUNITY CONVERSATION”

On THURSDAY EVENING JANUARY 30TH FROM 6:30 -8:30PM, the first “Community Conversation” of 2014 will be on the topic “Hunger and food stamp cuts in the Black Community. The “Community Conversation” will be held at CODMAN SQUARE NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION 95b WASHINGTON STREET in Dorchester.

“COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS” is a program of the Union of Minority Neighborhoods. Each month, “Community Conversations” brings together a a wide array of interested citizens and experts in candid dialogue regarding issues effecting the Black community and communities of color in the city of Boston.

Our panelists for January’s “Community Conversation are:

• Patricia Baker, Mass Law Reform Institute and chairperson, Massachusetts Food Stamp Improvement Coalition

• Selvin Chambers, Executive Director, The Food Project

• Ellen Parker, Executuve Director, Project Bread

Our moderator is Scott Mercer of Boston Neighborhood Network.

“Community Conversations” are free and open to all.

For more information on this “Community Conversation” or on other programs, classes or workshops of the Union of Minority Neighborhoods including the Boston Busing Desegregation Project, call Horace Small or Steve McDonough at 617-522-3349 or email at umnunity@gmail.com.

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Location

95b Washington St.
Dorchester, MA 02124

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