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Film Screening: A Place at the Table

April 20, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:45 pm

The Springfield Food Policy Council presents a free screening event of the documentary film A Place at the Table

Fifty million people in the U.S. – ¬†one in four children – don’t know where their next meal is coming from. Directors Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush examine the issue of hunger in America through the lends of three people struggling with food insecurity: Barbie, a single Philadelphia mother who grew up in poverty and is trying to provide a better life for her two kids; Rosie, a Colorado fifth-grader who often has to depend on friends and neighbors to feed her and has trouble concentrating in school; and Tremonica, a Mississippi second-grader whose asthma and health issues are exacerbated by the largely empty calories her hardworking mother can afford.

A light dinner will be served.

For more information or to RSVP, contact Johnetta Bayman at 413-263-6500 or by email.

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April 20, 2016
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5:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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Elias Brookings School
433 Walnut Street
Springfield, MA 01105 United States