March 23, 2017
Our speakers will be looking at the various ways that hunger impacts our health. Jeremy Everett, Senior Director, Texas Hunger Initiative, served on the Congressionally appointed National Commission on Hunger and will be sharing the recommendations from that study. Dr. Debra Reed, Nutrition Professor at Texas Tech University, will be talking about the health consequences of food insecurity in children and adults. Our lunch speaker will be Elia Moreno, Community Engagement Manager for Cal Farley's Community Engagement Center and author of Living Intentionally will share the 9 principles of engaging, connecting, communicating, and impacting people living in poverty.