Polls reveal that in Gaza, support for a two-state solution with Israel is practically nonexistent. We’ll talk with the ‘OneVoice Movement'. They’re Gazans who believe in and work for a Two-State solution with Israel.
One-third of the total amount of food produced worldwide is wasted. The Global Foodbanking Network wants to turn that waste into opportunities to feed the hungry. CEO, Jeffrey D. Klein, board member and Bill Rudnick will join us to talk about their work.
A Just Harvest, a Rogers Park non-profit that fights hunger, has seen a dramatic increase in the number of families seeking food assistance this holiday season. It attributes the spike, in part, to cuts this month in the federal food stamp program.
Every September, hunger groups ask politicians, community leaders and journalists to take a break in their normal diet and try to live on $5 a day, or the amount allowed for users of food stamps (officially known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP).
Pan African Rural Health and Social Services (PRHeSS) aids rural Africans in: maintaining clean drinking water; sanitary living conditions; poverty alleviation and opportunity through education. For Global Activism, PRHeSS Founder, Dr. Sam Kormoi, along with PRHeSS Board Director, Lesta Woods, will share stories about the people and communities they're helping to transform.
Bright Hope International helps faith communities provide aid and assistance to the extreme poor in some of the world’s most devastated countries. The group works in areas such as crisis response, orphan relief, and recently started a program to rescue girls from the sex trade in northern India. We’ll talk with Bright Hope's CEO and president, C.H. Dyer.
If the name Steve McQueen makes you think of the late American film star, a new show at the Art Institute of Chicago will change that. The exhibition covers 20 years of work by the renowned British artist and filmmaker.