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Child Food Insecurity

WATCH: Taye Diggs' Latest Role

Posted 12.12.2012 | Black Voices

'Tis the season to give and actor Taye Diggs is lending his voice to an ongoing cause -- child hunger. The "Private Practice" actor appears in a new o...

Hunger Doesn't Take a Summer Vacation

Jeremy Everett | Posted 07.31.2012 | Impact
Jeremy Everett

For the more than two million Texas children who rely on school meals as their primary source of nutrition, summer means they lose access to these programs and the guarantee of food that will allow them to lead healthy, active lives.

What's Happening to Poor Is Warning to Us All

Rev. Jesse Jackson | Posted 01.15.2012 | Chicago
Rev. Jesse Jackson

In 2010, one out of every 15 Americans were living in extreme poverty, defined as those with incomes of 50 percent or less of the poverty level. Now, new poverty measures adopted by the Census Bureau indicate the numbers may be worse.