Food Insecurity

Council Member Edward Pollard Announces New Food Insecurity Board to Fight Hunger in Houston 

Council Member Edward Pollard announces the establishment of the new Food Insecurity Board, which was approved by a unanimous vote by Houston City Council. The Houston Food Insecurity Board will be an effective and comprehensive approach to addressing the issue of food insecurity by providing policy suggestions, guidance, and best practices to policymakers. Over 738,000 Houstonians have little to no access to healthy food, and 360,000 children in Harris County are experiencing food insecurity. This includes over 500,000 Houstonians living in […]

Fort Bend Co. Combats Food Insecurity with We All Eat Program that Helps Residents, Restaurants

In an effort to combat food insecurity and provide an economic stimulus to local restaurants, Jerome Love, founder of Texas Black Expo has partnered with Fort Bend County to launch the We All Eat program. A press conference announcing the program will take place Monday, October 19, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. at Sugar’s Cajun Cuisine, located at 3424 FM 1092 Rd #290, Missouri City, TX 77459. Texas is currently facing one of the largest spikes in food insecurity in the […]