community wide agenda

Time for action on childhood hunger

In her guest column, Sue Wilke calls attention to the issue of poverty in the city of Cincinnati - specifically, how "poverty as a major issue does not appear on any major community-wide agenda."

Wilke also presents her readers with the impact that this issue has on childhood hunger: "The impact on children is heart-breaking. If education is the way out and the way up, how can we not pay attention when 65 percent of elementary school teachers say that students regularly come to their classes hungry?" [...] more about Time for action on childhood hunger