Currently around 35 million Americans don’t have enough to eat. We look at why there is a problem of hunger in our land of plenty, and what can be done about it in a time of economic crisis. Joel Berg is executive director of the NYC Coalition Against Hunger and ...
As families around the region get ready to gather for thanksgiving dinner, many New Yorkers still go hungry. Joel Berg, executive director of the New York City Coalition Against Hunger, reports on the results of their annual hunger survey. And, should the movie Milk and other films be used to ...
Queens City Councilman Eric Gioia (D) and Joel Berg, the executive director of the Coalition Against Hunger, talk about taking the “Food Stamp Challenge”-- trying to live on the average allocation of $28 a week, to call attention to the issue of hunger in New York City.
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