We speak to Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) as he prepares to leave office after four years at the helm.
New apps and delivery services make finding dinner quicker and easier to prepare in cities. But one Washington, D.C., population is struggling to gain access to food. A new report shows that the District’s elderly are fourth in the nation when it comes to food insecurity. Kojo examines what can be done to aid this growing population.
- Mike Curtin Chief Executive Officer, D.C. Central Kitchen, The Campus Kitchens Project
- Douglas Besharov Director, the Welfare Reform Academy, a joint project of American Enterprise Institute and the University of Maryland School of Public Policy
- Peter Sikorsky Senior at Gonzaga College High School, volunteer with Campus Kitchens
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