Using GIS To Track Hunger

The Syracuse Hunger Project is an effort to produce maps that identify city neighborhoods with the greatest needs and their geographic relationship available resources.
November 25, 2003, 10am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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Data will be collected from a regional food bank, pantries, soup kitchens, the city school district's reduced-cost and free lunch program, Meals on Wheels , the city's Community Development office and Onondaga County's Social Services Department and Office of Youth and Aging. That data will be considered with Census information and federal food stamp program numbers and plotted on city maps by students and faculty in the geography department of Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.

Thanks to Stu Baker

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Published on Monday, November 24, 2003 in Syracuse Post Standard
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