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  2. Commission to End Hunger
  3. Emergency Food System

Emergency Food System 

Focus Areas

  • Explore and support public and private policies and practices that enhance and advance food security, the access of all people at all times to the nutritious food needed for an active and healthy life.
  • Improving nutrition among all underserved populations (e.g. immigrants, migrant workers, working poor, individuals ineligible for federal nutrition programs and individuals living in rural communities)
  • 2015 Emergency Food System Work Plan

Working Group Members

Karen Lehman, Fresh Taste

Staff Support:
Steven McCullough, Greater Chicago Food Depository
Terri Nally, Feeding Illinois

Leah Bradford, Kraft Foods
Sheila Chalmers, Office of Lieutenant Governor
Esperanza Velasquez Gonzalez, Illinois Migrant Council
Marla Goodwin, Jeremiah's Food Pantry
Ahlam Jbara, Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights
Kerry Lofton, Illinois Department of Agriculture
Gary Tomlin

If you have questions or recommendations for the Emergency Food System Working Group, please contact:

Terri Nally