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Hunger on Campus

Food insecurity – the lack of reliable access to sufficient quantities of affordable, nutritious food – is common at colleges and universities across the country, potentially undermining the educational success of untold thousands of students.

Conference Call to Fight Poverty: Sunday 9pm


We're getting ready to roll up our sleeves and fight poverty in a big way. Join us this Sunday at 9pm EST to learn how you can get involved with the national Resolve to Fight Poverty Conference at UNC Chapel Hill on Oct. 4-6.

Over the next four weeks, we're ramping up to influence the local and national dialogue about hunger and homelessness. More than 200 students from across the country will travel to Chapel Hill to get hands-on training on how to address the root causes of hunger and homelessness.

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Student groups hold rally on Sproul to protest sidewalk measure

A rally was held at the steps of Upper Sproul Plaza on Friday to protest and raise awareness of the controversial Measure S that will be voted on by Berkeley residents on Tuesday.

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Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week Toolkit

Download this resource for everything you need to know to organize a Hunger & Homelessness Awareness week on your campus.

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Hunger and Homelessness Project Packet


Download this resource for everything you need to know to organize the Hunger campaign on your campus.


Open Mic Night


The Hunger and Homelessness Campaign held their first Open Mic Night, a fundraiser for the famine in Somalia at Getaway Café across from campus.

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Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness

We know we can live in a world where everyone has a roof over their head, enough food to eat and access to clean drinking water. Unfortunately, despite some advances we’re far from this vision.

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week


This week CALPIRG’s Hunger and Homelessness Campaign reached out into the community to educate folks about poverty issues local and worldwide.

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Hunger and homelessness are reaching crisis levels both here in the United States and throughout the world, and the problems are getting worse with the world-wide recession. The issue is hard to overlook when it is in your own community.

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