Join the Shaker Heights Chapter of the League of Women Voters and the Greater Cleveland Food Bank for a community forum titled "Food Insecurity in Shaker Heights" at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 13 at the Shaker Heights Main Library, 16500 Van Aken Blvd. Hunger is a growing problem in Shaker Heights and it is estimated to impact more than 5,000 residents yearly, including children, adults and seniors.
The forum will examine questions about food insecurity including:
- How big is the problem?
- What are we doing about it?
- How can we do better?
The forum's panel of experts, city representatives and volunteers will include:
- Loren Anthes, The Center for Community Solutions
- Keith Langford, Family & Community Engagement Coordinator, Shaker Heights Schools
- Kimberly LoVano, Director of Advocacy & Public Education, Greater Cleveland Food Bank
- Tres Roeder, Shaker City Council
- Representatives of the Little Free Pantry in Shaker Heights.
The event is free and open to the public.