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Raising Awareness with Hunger Action Month

RAISING AWARENESS
WITH HUNGER ACTION MONTH

In America, hunger tends to be thought of as a minimal problem, but one in six Americans – and one in five children in the U.S. – are dealing with a very real hunger problem. Upwards of 15 percent of Americans live in food insecure households, where a lack of money and/or resources means there isn’t consistent access to quality food and nutrition.

1:3 Latinos report going hungry

56% of eligible Latinos enrolled in SNAP program

80% of Latinos are overweight or obese

Meal for a family of four under $5.00

Can you make a healthy meal for a family of four for under $5.00?

Did you know that 11.7% of Latinos have 2 or more chronic diseases?

Servant Leader

What is a Servant Leader?

Who do you consider a Servant Leader?

Are you interested in becoming a Servant Leader?

Dealing with the Dropout Epidemic


Latino Education Summit            August 6-7, 2014           Rice University - Grand Hall

 

The Dropout Epidemic in public schools of the Houston area and Texas is a symptom of a much greater problem. It is the end result of a public school system that is broken and in great need of reform.  Additionally, as negative an impact as this problem has on individual and collective success, it has not risen to the top as a high priority.