Food Banks See Surge In Demand; Channeling Kids' Creativity During Coronavirus

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Food banks across the country are reporting a surge in demand from families impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.  At the same time the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, commonly known as food stamps, has also seen a spike in applications as millions of Americans find themselves out of work. We talk with Kate Leone, chief government relations officer for Feeding America. Also, host Tonya Mosley speaks with author Kelly Yang about her Instagram class that teaches creative writing to kids. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's April 9, 2020, full broadcast. You can find more at — and follow us on TwitterInstagram or join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on April 9, 2020.


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