Food deserts are shrinking in Chicago

10/27/2011 | Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

Chicago, which by one estimate had more than 600,000 residents living in food deserts without easy access to grocery stores in 2006, is making progress on the issue. The city's food deserts were mapped by Mari Gallagher, armed with data from Chicago State University geographer Dan Block, during the administration of former Mayor Richard Daley. Since then, more supermarkets have been built, and Mayor Rahm Emanuel and first lady Michelle Obama are bringing more attention to the problem.

View Full Article in:

Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Program Officer, Teacher Development
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Moorestown, NJ
Executive Director
Capitol Region Education Council (CREC)
Hartford, CT
Senior ELL Technical Assistance and Curriculum Specialist (8270)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL
Senior Researcher (8194)
American Institute for Researcher
Washington, DC
Technical Assistance Associate (8330)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL