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Thu, Jun 22



Ending Hunger for People Exiting Prison

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Ending Hunger for People Exiting Prison
Ending Hunger for People Exiting Prison

Time & Location

Jun 22, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM


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Join us on Thursday, June 22 at 1:00 pm CT – Register HERE:

People exiting the prison system are twice as likely to experience food insecurity. In addition to hunger people leaving prison can also face housing insecurity, struggle to find employment and face the risk of recidivism. In 2021, the recidivism rate in Tennessee was 46%. SNAP and other supports are available to help individuals who are leaving the prison system, but barriers and misinformation can keep some people from applying. Join us to discuss how the nutrition safety net programs can help incarcerated persons regain a firm standing when reentering society after release, how programs like SNAP can help reduce recidivism, and strategies that are being used to make sure these 

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