One doesn't have to look far to see hungry children - they are right in our neighborhoods. Maryah Fram talks about why this is and what needs to happen to change this.
Dr. Maryah Stella Fram, MSW, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Social Work at the University of South Carolina. Her research focuses on child food insecurity and hunger, child and family poverty, and early childhood education and care. Recent projects have been funded by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the United States Department of Agriculture, and the Nord Family Foundation. She teaches undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral students, primarily in the areas of social policy, human behavior in the social environment, and social theories of inequality.
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