Hunger Forum At Willamette

The 2004 Oregon Hunger Forum will be held Tuesday, April 20, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Montag Center Den at Willamette University. The event is free and the public is invited.

Presenters and their topics include--

  • Kim Hoffman, Center for Public Health Studies, Portland State University, "Food Insecurity and Oregon TANF-Leavers";
  • Michael Leachman, Oregon Center for Public Policy, "Findings on Hunger from a State Health Survey: the BRFSS"; and
  • Stephanie Bernell, Bruce Weber and Mark Edwards, Oregon State University, "Poor Choices, Restricted Opportunities, Social Isolation, Ineffective Policy: Which Best Explains Food Insecurity in Oregon?"

Forum moderator is Jim Youde, board chair, Oregon Food Bank.

Sponsors include The Oregon Food Bank, Oregon State University's Rural Studies Program, and Willamette University's Public Policy Research Center

To register in advance, contact Allisa Jones at or 503-370-6961. Seating is limited.

For directions, please visit . The Montag Center Den is building #26 on this map (on the lower level of the Bishop Wellness Center), which is located on the northeast side of campus off of State and 12th Streets.

Metered parking is available on State Street and on Waverly Place. Campus parking permits are available at registration.