Politics of Food presentation with Jan Poppendieck

Posted by on September 20, 2002

The Fox Leadership Program of the University of Pennsylvania speaker series on THE POLITICS OF FOOD presents:

Jan Poppendieck, Professor of Sociology, Hunter College

“Charity, Justice and Social Action: Confronting Hunger in America”

Lunch-time pizza and talk:
Tuesday, Sept. 24th 12 noon 3619 Locust Walk

Jan Poppendieck is the author of SWEET CHARITY? EMERGENCY FOOD AND THE END OF ENTITLEMENT, a view from the front lines of America’s hunger activism in a time of welfare reform and the largest gap between rich and poor in our nation’s history. “The most important book on hunger and poverty in America since Michael Harrington’s THE OTHER AMERICA.”
–Kirkus Reviews

For further information contact foxleader@sas.upenn.edu. (No RSVP necessary; but helpful.)

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