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Feeding Food Deserts

Feeding Food Deserts In this Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, photo, a girl carries a goat at the Inner-city Muslim Action Network’s (IMAN) farmers market in Chicago in Chicago in Chicago. Atlanta, Chicago and other large cities across the country are taking a multi-pronged approach to bringing healthy diets to “food deserts,” mostly low-income neighborhoods located miles away from the nearest supermarket. Their initiatives include fresh-produce stands at mass-transit stations, urban gardens, and partnerships with rideshare companies to ferry residents to grocery stores and farmers markets. The goal is to reduce health disorders and empower low-income communities.

Amr Alfiky

Solutions To Violence In Chicago: Inner-City Muslim Action Network

Chicagoans are enduring trauma due in part to record levels of violence in the city. This week, Reset talks with residents and organizations working toward solutions beyond the criminal justice system.

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