The Food Security for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities Project
The Food Security for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities Project provides city-level data on food insecurity among seniors and persons with disabilities living in Seattle’s subsidized housing. The report also identifies the barriers that prevent these populations from utilizing the emergency food system and provides recommendations on ways to increase access to the system for isolated and vulnerable adults.
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Publication tags: Field Reports - Chronic or Life Challenging Illness, Emergency Food Network, Food Access, Health, Nutrition and Hunger, Housing, Income, Expenses, and Hunger - Emergency Food Recipients, People with Disabilities, Residents of Public Housing, Seniors
Brad is a 2007 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he earned a degree in politics and public policy analysis and a minor in social and economic justice. He studied abroad in South Korea and was named a Public Policy and International Affairs Fellow in 2006. Brad served as a teaching assistant in the School of Social Work and worked with the Southwest Central Durham Quality of Life Project. He also conducted an impact analysis of community gardens in Durham public housing communities and implemented a photography research project in the Kibera slum near Nairobi, Kenya.
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