Student Homelessness & Food Deserts

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Do homelessness and poor nutrition affect children in my community?

Poor nutrition has a harmful effect on the physical and cognitive development of children.  Unfortunately, it is too often a reality for homeless children.  No parent should have to worry about their children going hungry nor be unable to provide them with a diet that promotes their health and well-being. This map explores the overlap between child homelessness and low access to nutritious food. Click below, type in a zip code or zoom in to explore this reality in your state, school district and neighborhood.

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