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Childhood Hunger (2015)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-05-22

Duration: 00:05:04

Subjects: Food security | Hunger | Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Manning, Mike Interviewee
  • Sterling, Georgette Interviewee


This segment from the May 22, 2015, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford’s in-studio interview with Mike Manning, the CEO of the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank, and Georgette Sterling of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. They discuss: the high number of food insecure children in the state; the plans for the Changing and Advancing Nutrition Now 5K run/walk in Baton Rouge; how to participate in the race virtually; the importance of raising awareness about childhood hunger; and how people can donate to their local food banks around the state.