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Food Insecurity

Many parts of North Florida were already plagued by hunger before the COVID-19 pandemic. Now the situation is even worse, although there are many organizations and individuals working to ease the deprivation. Our virtual panel consists of: Carmen Connor, principal of Oak Ridge Elementary School; Oak Ridge Elementary Principal Jasmine Smith; Laurye Messer, a founding organizer of the Full Summer program; and Second Harvest of the Big Bend CEO Monique Ellsworth.

Many parts of North Florida were already plagued by hunger before the COVID-19 pandemic. Now the situation is even worse, although there are many organizations and individuals working to ease the deprivation. Our virtual panel consists of: Carmen Connor, principal of Oak Ridge Elementary School; Oak Ridge Elementary Principal Jasmine Smith; Laurye Messer, a founding organizer of the Full Summer program; and Second Harvest of the Big Bend CEO Monique Ellsworth.