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Recently, Greg Kaufmann of The Nation wrote about Tianna Gaines-Turner's written testimony that was submitted to the House Budget Committee for their hearing on the
The Melissa Harris Perry show invited Tianna Gaines-Turner, a member of Witnesses to Hunger, back to her show to discuss her family's experience being food insecure.
Kate Scully, Policy Analyst for the Center for Hunger Free Communities, was recently interviewed about a House Budget Committee Hearing on the progress of the War on Poverty and the lack of a witnesses at the hearing to talk about their own experiences living in poverty.
Dr. Mariana Chilton was interviewed for an article about the negative view many have about those who are living in poverty.
"You may have heard people say 'we don’t want a hand out, we want a hand up.' I say we don’t want a hand out or a hand up, we want a hand in. Include us. If you want to find solutions to the issues that people face while living in poverty, people actually living in poverty need to be part of the discussion when decisions are being made.