New Article: Greater Need for Food at Community Colleges

Posted by Inside Higher Ed on January 12, 2021

Many advocates argue that the COVID-19 pandemic has hit community colleges, and their students, the hardest. Colleges are struggling to meet greater demands for basic needs.

Many community colleges across the country are working to meet a surge in demand for food and other basic necessities. Staff members who run these programs are concerned about what the future will hold if the pandemic, and thus the need, doesn’t subside soon.

Food insecurity among college students is nothing new, but the pandemic is exacerbating the problem.

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