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    Alum chosen to lead national hunger efforts

Alum chosen to lead national hunger efforts

American dinner tables that sit empty will soon be adorned with meals for the hungry, thanks to a new hunger commission headed by a green and gold alumnus.

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Baylor hosts conference to fight hunger, poverty

The Texas Hunger Initiative and the United States Department of Agriculture Southwest Regional Office will host a conference at Baylor intended to bring new knowledge and ideas about overcoming food insecurity and poverty.

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    Professor launches study on food desert conditions

Professor launches study on food desert conditions

Neighborhoods without a source of healthy food deserve a second look.

That’s the thinking behind a research project Dr. Andy Hogue, director of civic education and community service program, is heading up with his African-American politics class and the Texas Hunger Initiative.

In August, the city of Waco bid adieu to two HEB grocery stores tucked in neighborhoods on either side of Interstate 35.

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    Legislation initiates five-year plan to update nutrition programs

Legislation initiates five-year plan to update nutrition programs

By Jordan Corona Reporter Baylor’s Texas Hunger Initiative and the Hankamer School of Business will help decide how the state of Texas approaches summer child-nutrition programs for the next five years. Last May, the Texas legislature approved a bill that brought together the Texas Hunger Initiative and Texas Department of

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    Hunger summit to explore  solutions for world hunger

Hunger summit to explore solutions for world hunger

Texas Hunger Initiative, a program of Baylor’s School of Social Work, is partnering with the United States Department of Agriculture to host the Together at the Table: Southwest Regional Hunger Summit, which will stretch from today to Thursday.

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    PBS to air film on Texas Hunger Initative, partners

PBS to air film on Texas Hunger Initative, partners

Texas is the second-hungriest state in the nation, with 4.2 million people at risk of experiencing hunger. At 8 p.m. today, PBS will air “Feeding the Minds: Texas Takes On Hunger and Obesity,” a documentary featuring Baylor School of Social Work’s Texas Hunger Initiative. The documentary will discuss the issue of hunger in Texas by highlighting the efforts of the Texas Hunger Initiative and its partners.

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    New BU minor explores poverty

New BU minor explores poverty

Baylor students from all academic disciplines can now minor in poverty studies and social justice, a program housed in the School of Social Work.

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    Students burst ‘Baylor Bubble’ … others stay in

Students burst ‘Baylor Bubble’ … others stay in

Baylor has more than 15 official student organizations dedicated specifically to service, numerous fraternities and sororities that require members to volunteer, and various other opportunities for students to get out into the community and lend a helping hand. However, not all students choose to actively volunteer in the community.

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    Coming together, bridging the hunger gap

Coming together, bridging the hunger gap

Government, non-profit and corporate leaders came together to celebrate the statewide launch of the Texas No Kid Hungry campaign Wednesday at Capitol Hill in Austin.

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    Initiative seeks to end hunger via partnership

Initiative seeks to end hunger via partnership

Baylor’s School of Social Work Texas Hunger Initiative is partnering with Share Our Strength, a national non-profit organization, to fight childhood hunger in Texas.

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