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Food Insecurity and Child Care in Champaign County

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
University of Illinois Extension
Virtual
wifi event
Date
Jan 20, 2022   10:00 - 11:30 am  
Speaker
Irene Weathersby, Family and Community Engagement Coordinator, Champaign County Region Planning Commission’s Head Start
Registration
Registration
Contact
Stephanie Acevedo
E-Mail
sacevedo@illinois.edu
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Many Head Start families struggle with food insecurity especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. A nutritious diet and an active lifestyle prepare children for learning while fostering healthy growth and development. Join host Illinois Extension as presenter Irene Weathersby, Family and Community Engagement Coordinator, Champaign County Region Planning Commission’s Head Start. Program discusses the connection between childcare and food insecurity and the inequity that is seen among the residents of Champaign County. The session concludes with a Q&A, and participants are encouraged to come with questions.

Sponsored by University of Illinois Extension

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