The Key To Solving Teen Hunger? Involving Teens.
|09/30/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Many low-income U.S. teens are resorting to risky and disturbing behaviors like stealing, selling drugs or trading sex — through “transactional” dating with older, wealthier individuals — in order to get food.
An estimated 6.8 million young people between the ages of 10 and 17 don’t have enough to eat.
This is according to a new report released earlier this month by the Urban Institute research group in collaboration with Feeding America, a nonprofit hunger organization.
The report’s findings, which were based on a series of focus groups with teens in 10 communities throughout the country, were “shocking” to its co-author read more >>>