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Thirty years after we opened our doors, and in a time of new risk for the people we fight for, it’s time for a new kind of campaign.
Just Harvest and Pittsburgh Food Policy Council held a debate among Pittsburgh’s three candidates for mayor: Bill Peduto, Darlene Harris, and John Welch.
Anthony Coghill and Ashleigh Deemer fielded three questions about hunger and poverty at our May 2 Candidates Forum.
The two candidates — James Myers, Jr. and Sala Udin — answered the following question as part of a voter education event for the May 16, 2017 Primary Election: How would you improve the well-being of low-income Pittsburgh children?
State Rep. Dan Miller (D-42) represents part of the South Hills and will be hosting this community event about poverty in his district. Just Harvest’s executive director, Ken Regal, will join the South Hills Interfaith Movement – SHIM and others to talk about the unique challenges of suburban poverty.
They will discuss its roots, delve into support services, and talk about what the district needs to raise all boats.
Join us for this special three-part event, featuring a Mayoral debate and a candidates forum for the May 16 Primary Election.
Samantha is new to Pittsburgh but she has already plugged into important work on key issues: hunger and its connection to poverty, farming, climate change, and health.
“I want to make sure that we don’t lose everything. We could lose so much.”
The people going hungry in America aren’t lazy. They simply do not earn enough to feed their families. That is the reality I have to grapple with and what Just Harvest deals with on a daily basis.