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Meals on Wheels: A Different Kind of Delivery Service

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An important aspect of food justice is access: whether or not a grocery store is available, if an individual has the means to go out, and then preparing the food. The Meals on Wheels program directly targets the issue of access by bringing weekly meals out into the community and delivering …

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AMP Summer Reading List 2k16: Non-fiction Diversity


As I sat down at my desk to ponder my response to the powerful question, “Why is diversity important in the 21st century?” I couldn’t help my eyes from drifting toward the direction of my bookshelf. I had just finished a memoir written by Carrie Brownstein- lead guitarist of the …

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5 Reasons Why Diversity is Important in the 21st Century

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Diversity comes in many forms: gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, age, culture, socioeconomic background, etc. All of these contribute to an individual’s unique experience of the world. Sometimes we need to take a step back and examine the presence of diversity in our own life. How diverse is your school? Neighborhood? …

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A Healthy Relationship with Food


Our health and the well-being of planet Earth are closely connected. Every individual, without exception, regardless of personal circumstance, depends on the land’s resources for food. Since I can remember, my family has experimented with food to create a healthier diet. I have memories of trying new recipes to somehow …

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