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News stories from the past 60 days.

Sep 20, 2022 - Describes the food access challenges facing rural communities in Alabama's Black Belt region, noting the impacts of limited access to affordable, nutritious food for children in the area. Highlights data on child food insecurity and efforts to address the issue through school districts and food bank partnerships.
Source: AL.com
Aug 24, 2022 - Perspective piece describing the daily work of a harm reduction provider in a rural Alabama community. Discusses the challenges of providing services with limited resources and in compliance with state law, and the testing, needle disposal, and general services offered through harm reduction.
Source: Today

Last Updated: 9/20/2022