Canton Repository Op-Ed Article by Dr. Douglas Palmer Addresses Hunger Issues


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Issues of hunger in our local and global communities were the focus of the Sunday, Sept. 14, Canton Repository Op-Ed Article by Dr. Douglas Palmer,Walsh University Assistant Dean of Academic Innovation and the organizer of the First Annual Hunger Dialogue at Walsh, Sept. 26-27.

Canton Repository: All of Us Can Combat Hunger Here at Home 

The First Annual Ohio Hunger Dialogue will be held at Walsh University, September 26-27, featuring Keynote Speaker U.S. Ambassador and Alliance to End Hunger Executive Director Emeritus Tony P. Hall. Based on the models of dialogues already held in Kansas and North Carolina, Ohio will be the third state to host a state-wide meeting devoted to seeking hunger solutions.  Registration is required by September 22.

Photo Caption: Walsh Alumnus Rev. Patrick Soka ’84 and Walsh junior Andrew Chwalik survey the Kibosho Seminary’s sustainable organic farm in East Africa as a part of the Br. Francis Blouin Global Scholars Program. While in Tanzania, the students visited several locations that are addressing the food crisis in their nation in unique ways.