Advocacy for Food Justice

Audrey Denecke; Advocacy for Food Stamps for Hungry; Reported Blue Island Sun Standard, Blue Island Illinois 24 June 1976

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Advocacy for Food Justice - Food stamp coalition stays active in area The...
Food stamp coalition stays active in area The Chicago Metropolitan Food Stamp coalition is now in its fourth month of active outreach to the hungry in Chicago To date, the food stamp hotline has received over 12,000 calls from people requesting requesting information on eligibility, eligibility, Over 75 per cent of the callers to our hotline number, 6635470 appear to be eligible for the food stamp program The tremendous response to the "hotline" has demonstrated demonstrated dramatically the need for this kind of outreach outreach service. The Chicago Metropolitan Food Stamp coalition is determined to continue searching out even more of the nearly 300,000 people eligible for food stamps who do not receive them To meet this objective, objective, the coalition has secured secured two staff co ordina- tors. Dons Ashbrook and Audrey Denecke, to devote full time to the outreach project Ms Ashbrook brings a rich and varied background which is particularly strong in techniques of community organizations. She has served as assistant director of county youth service in Wayne City, IN. She has also directed a five county metropolitan task force on juvenile justice, justice, organized a national lawyers guild and worked as a counseling director for half Step inc., a veterans self help organization. Ms Denecke's history includes includes working in an open education experimental program program in Round Lake, as well as major involvement in organizing for women's civil rights This latter interest interest led her to serve on the administrative staff at the national office of the National Organization fo Women, and to chair the Chicago N.O W chapter's employment committee and legal advocate corps She will bring, in addition to her organizational knowledge, knowledge, financial expertise, research skills and experience experience in public relations to the outreach position The arrival of additional staff will enable the coalition coalition to intensify its efforts to find and assist the hungry hungry of Chicago

Clipped from Blue Island Sun Standard24 Jun 1976, ThuPage 54

Blue Island Sun Standard (Blue Island, Illinois)24 Jun 1976, ThuPage 54
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  • Advocacy for Food Justice — Audrey Denecke; Advocacy for Food Stamps for Hungry; Reported Blue Island Sun Standard, Blue Island Illinois 24 June 1976

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