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  1. Governor
  2. Commission to End Hunger
  3. Underserved Populations

Underserved Populations 

Focus Area

  • Rural
  • Immigrants – documented and undocumented
  • Rural Working Families
  • Latinos
  • Asian/Arabic

Working Group Members

Chair - Marla Goodwin, Jeremiah's Food Pantry
Steering Committtee Liaison - Michelle Saddler, Illinois Department of Human Services

Mary Ellen Abbott, Southern Region Field Director
Joseph Antolin, Heartland Human Care Services
Lisa Hernandez, Illinois House of Representatives
Alham Jbara, Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago
Kerry Lofton, Illinois Department of Agriculture
Gary Tomlin, Knox County
Esperanza Velasquez-Gonzalez, Illinois Migrant Council
Peter Vina, Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family