Latest Urban decay Stories
SKOKIE, Ill., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Peapod, the country's leading Internet grocer, will host its first community forum as part of an ongoing campaign to improve healthy food choices in food deserts, communities where healthy food is hard to come by due to a lack of mainstream grocery stores. Thursday, June 10, 2010 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Tarkington Elementary School...
ST. LOUIS, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Mari Gallagher Research & Consulting Group and Save-A-Lot Food Stores have joined forces to raise awareness of the plight of millions of families in the United States who live in food deserts -- large geographic areas with very few, if any, grocery stores.
UW research helps consumers, policymakers identify and access healthy, affordable food.
DEARBORN, Mich., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- AAA Michigan employees volunteered their time and expertise today (May 15, 2010) at the "Brightmoor Community Festival" in Detroit.
CHICAGO, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Habitat Company has been selected to manage construction services for three housing developments operated by the Gary (Indiana) Housing Authority.
SKOKIE, Ill., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Peapod, the country's leading Internet grocer, has teamed up with sustainable communities group Neighbor Capital and food desert researcher Mari Gallagher to examine ways to expand delivery to communities where fresh, quality food is hard to come by due to lack of reputable grocery stores.
President Barack Obama has pledged to support urban America through policy initiatives, and has created a White House Office of Urban Affairs which reports directly to the President.
MONTGOMERY, Ala., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 50 years after Brown v.
Although the Supreme Courtâ€™s Brown v Board of Education in 1954 overturned segregation within many US metropolitan communities and districts, school districts were slow to change and have remained segregated between districts.
Obesity linked to fewer neighborhood food options.