Native Washingtonian Rosalind Wiseman went to school with mean girls, then grew up to study them and the wider social dynamics of young women. She joins Kojo with former student Alexandra Petri to discuss the complexities of womanhood at different stages of life.
Like many American cities, the neighborhoods of Baltimore are spotted with “food deserts”- entire communities without supermarkets or other healthy food sources in walking distance. So Charm City is pioneering innovative ideas to get healthy food into unhealthy communities. We explore new efforts to encourage healthy eating in Baltimore and the District, from “virtual supermarkets” to zoning regulations.
- Holly Freishtat Food Policy Director, Baltimore City Department of Planning
- Pooja Aggarwal Program Coordinator, Virtual Supermarket Project, Baltimore City Health Department
- Alexandra Ashbrook Director, D.C. Hunger Solutions
PBS NewsHour Report on Mississippi Food Deserts
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