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This edition: Alexandra Yannias, NYC Coalition Against Hunger; Anthony Butler, St. John's Bread and Life

Episode Details

Original tape date: December 16, 2008.

Doug welcomes two guests to the program in this episode who can speak about the problem of hunger in New York City and what is being done to combat the epidemic. Anthony Butler is the Executive Director of St. John's Bread and Life, an organization dedicated to addressing the issues of hunger and poverty in Brooklyn and Queens, serving over one thousand meals to hungry New Yorkers daily. Alexandra Yannias is the Coordinator of the Interfaith Voices Against Hunger for the New York City Coalition Against Hunger. She works to mobilize civic and religious leaders to advocate for intensified government action to end hunger and poverty.

Guest List

Anthony Butler St. John’s Bread and Life

Prof. Douglas Muzzio Political Analyst, CUNY TV, Professor, School of Public Affairs, Baruch College/CUNY

Alexandra Yannias NYC Coalition Against Hunger