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Lacking access to healthy, nutritious food is a huge problem for Latinos and other disadvantaged Americans across the country.
This issue has only been exasperated over the past year as the coronavirus pandemic has rocked communities—especially those that face systemic inequities—to the core. Despite many businesses, civic leaders, advocates, and nonprofit organizations’ work to make a difference has helped many, immediate action is needed in order for children and adults to consume healthy foods.
Most importantly, spreading the word about this significant problem is one way to make progress.
Together we can help bring an end to food insecurity in America!
- WHAT: #SaludTues Food Insecurity During a Pandemic
- DATE: Tuesday, March 16, 2021
- TIME: 1:00-2:00 p.m. EST (12 pm CST)
- WHERE: On Twitter with hashtag #SaludTues
- HOST: @SaludAmerica
We’ll open the floor to data, resources, and your experiences as we explore:
- How is food insecurity impacting Latinos and other Americans amid the COVID-19 pandemic?
- Why is food insecurity a problem among disadvantaged groups?
- How can civic leaders and business organizations help those struggling with food insecurity — especially during these hard times?
Be sure to use the hashtag #SaludTues to follow the conversation on Twitter and share your strategies, stories, and resources to help increase awareness about food insecurity in the US!
#SaludTues is a health equity tweetchat especially focused on the Latino population at 12p CT/1p ET every Tuesday hosted by the @SaludAmerica program at the Institute for Health Promotion Research at UT Health San Antonio.
Interested in co-hosting a #SaludTues tweetchat?
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and share an idea for a chat.