R.I. food bank: Food insecurity, racial inequities still problematic

THE RHODE ISLAND COMMUNITY Food Bank released Monday its annual Status Report on Hunger in Rhode Island, which notes that racial inequities and food insecurity remain high. Food Bank CEO Andrew Schiff, pictured, feels the COVID-19 pandemic made things worse for communities of color. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY
THE RHODE ISLAND COMMUNITY Food Bank released Monday its annual Status Report on Hunger in Rhode Island, which notes that racial inequities and food insecurity remain high. Food Bank CEO Andrew Schiff, pictured, feels the COVID-19 pandemic made things worse for communities of color. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY
PROVIDENCE – As Rhode Island’s economy gradually recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, food insecurity remains high, affording adequate food is still a challenge for some and racial and ethnic inequities persist, according to a new report from the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. The 2021 Status Report on Hunger in Rhode Island, released Monday, outlines…

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