Topic Of NAACP Meeting Tuesday Is Lack Of Groceries

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

The Chattanooga-Hamilton County NAACP will meet on Tuesday with an emphasis on their economic empowerment campaign, the lack of groceries in the communities, and the health and economic consequences associated with this issue, officials said.  

Ken Chilton of the Ochs Center for Metropolitan Studies will provide an overlay which will detail issues such as food access in the region. In addition, Mr. Chilton will discuss other focal points of the Ochs Center such as education, crime, and health.  

John Bilderback of the Hamilton County Department of Health Step One program will also speak about many of the health issues associated with the lack of groceries and food access in the region.  

This meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at the Glenwood Recreation Center. 


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