The State of the Region: Hampton Roads 2020
One in 10 residents of Hampton Roads was unsure where their next meal was coming from in 2018. Among children, food insecurity rates were even higher in the region. Food insecurity reduces workplace productivity and learning, and negatively impacts health. We discuss how public programs and regional foodbanks are working to address these problems in Hampton Roads.
Dragas Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, "Part 4: Food Insecurity in Hampton Roads" (2020). State of the Region Reports: Hampton Roads. 179.