At the May faith formation gatherings, our teens experienced a poverty simulation. They also learned that 2100 students in our Southeast Polk School System are considered food insecure. Here are more resources to further your discussion and action to address hunger in our own nation and local communities:
Poverty USA, the Catholic Campaign for Human Development initiative on understanding and responding to poverty in the U.S.: click here.
PBS’s Poor Kids documentary exploring poverty through the eyes of children: click here.
Nine People, One Bedroom: A New York Teen’s Take on Life in Poverty (A radio interview that explores family poverty): click here.