New Podcast: Voices of Hunger NC

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In North Carolina, one in five children struggles with hunger. In some parts of the state, such as rural northeastern North Carolina, a quarter of all children are not always getting enough to eat. A new podcast from MomsRising and the NC Alliance for Health gives voice to the people behind those numbers, debunking common myths about who is hungry.

Anti-immigrant policies hurt kids most

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Last week, NC Child and thirty-eight partner organizations from Asheville to Ahoskie sent a letter to North Carolina’s Congressional delegation opposing the new so-called “public charge” rule. This is one of a spate of recent federal anti-immigrant regulations aimed at scaring people away from using services they pay for and are legally entitled to.