#SaludTues Tweetchat 4/21: Tackling Latino Food Insecurity amid Coronavirus

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The coronavirus outbreak is making it harder for Latino and other families to get enough food to feed their families, a condition also called food insecurity.

Families that rely on food assistance can’t stock up, or shop online, either.

Let’s use #SaludTues on Tuesday, April 21, 2020, to discuss how to improve food access and mitigate food insecurity for Latinos and all people during the COVID-19 pandemic!

  • WHAT: #SaludTues Tweetchat: Tackling Latino Food Insecurity amid Coronavirus
  • TIME/DATE: 1-2 p.m. ET (Noon-1 p.m. CT), Tuesday, April 21, 2020
  • WHERE: On Twitter with hashtag #SaludTues
  • HOST: @SaludAmerica
  • CO-HOSTS:  UnidosUS (@WeAreUnidosUS), Food Research and Action Center (@fractweets), and Feeding America Advocacy (@hunger)
  • HASHTAG: #SaludTues
  • OPTIONAL HASHTAGS: #COVID19 #FoodAccess

We’ll open the floor to your comments, tips, and stories as we explore:

  • How food-insecure are Latinos?
  • What challenges do Latino families face to healthy food access amid coronavirus?
  • What ways are cities, schools, and leaders doing to improve food access?
  • Who are the heroes of food security?

Be sure to use the hashtag #SaludTues to follow the conversation on Twitter and share your strategies, stories, and resources to explore how to improve food security for Latinos and all people!

#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.

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