The Urban Institute published a sweeping study on the numbers, and locations, of Americans lacking access to an adequate diet. The Walmart Foundation funded the study, titled “Disrupting Food Insecurity.” A key insight into its findings were that many rural regions have dramatic differences in food insecurity from region to region.
A new report titled, “Closing the Water Access Gap in the United States” by DigDeep, a nonprofit organization that focuses on safe drinking water, and the US Water Alliance has produced some alarming findings that are getting national attention.
This year Joy Harjo became the 23rd Poet Laureate and the first ever of Tribal membership. Harjo, a member of the Muscogee Creek Nation, is an international renowned writer and performer who lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Asthma is often connected to poor housing conditions. About 20% of people reported to have asthma can attribute their condition to dampness and mold exposure in their homes. That’s 4.6M people in the U.S. whose dwelling is the cause of poor health.
I am very pleased that I was included again this year: The Hill's Top Lobbyists 2019 https://thehill.com/business-a-lobbying/business-a-lobbying/474162-the-hills-top-lobbyists-2019#.XfKeQv9lMuE.twitter
The 2020 National Self-Help Conference is right around the corner! Don't miss this opportunity to learn and network w/ other self-help grantees and USDA RD. Book your room by Jan. 20 to get the conference rate. See you in Albuquerque Feb. 4-6! Details: https://bit.ly/2YtcZht
Join Angela Hengel, regional field manager, for a firsthand look at how Hawaii circuit riders help small water systems build their capacity to provide safe water in accordance with the Safe Drinking Water Act. #NetworkNews #SuccessStories