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Field Reports

Understanding Hunger in Washington

Yesenia Garcia, Emerson Fellow
Published 2004

Seattle, Washington

Understanding Hunger in Washington is a story bank based on interviews with families who relied on assistance outside their own incomes in order to put food on the table.  The report explores barriers that keep families from accessing or affording sufficient food and highlights three main themes that contribute to food insecurity in Washington: housing, health care and unemployment.

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Publication tags: Field Reports - Food Access, Health, Nutrition and Hunger, Housing, Income, Expenses, and Hunger - Families

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Yesenia Garcia

Emerson Fellow