D.C. Food Banks and Nonprofits Face Dueling Crises During the Holidays | Washington City Paper

November 03, 2020
  • D.C. Policy Center
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On November 3, 2020, the D.C. Policy Center’s article, Food access in D.C is deeply connected to poverty and transportation, was cited by Washington City Paper:

Food insecurity in the District long predates the pandemic. In 2019, 10.6 percent of adults and 19.3 percent of children were food insecure, and according to the D.C. Policy Center, “D.C. has 6.5 square miles of food deserts overall—about 11 percent of D.C.’s total area.” 

Read more: D.C. Food Banks and Nonprofits Face Dueling Crises During the Holidays | Washington City Paper

Related: Food access in D.C is deeply connected to poverty and transportation | D.C. Policy Center

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