Webcast features two presenters from La Mujer Obrera and Maryland Governor's Office for Children, respectively, who are FY2010 Hunger-Free Communities Grantees. The Hunger-Free Communities grants were awarded to organizations so that they could help their communities improve access to nutritious food through research, planning, and implementation of hunger relief activities.
The first presenter is Rubi Orozco from La Mujer Obrera located in El Paso, Texas. Rubi talks about some innovative outreach strategies and projects she has created to reach her community, which includes a large population of Spanish speakers. Some highlights include a mobile food cart for cooking demonstrations and appearing on Spanish radio shows.
The second presenter is Christina Drushel from Governor's Office for Children of Maryland located in Baltimore. Christina talks about the outreach activities in which they engage, which includes a big emphasis on partnership-building.