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Winter 2002


Oregon Food Bank, Rachel Bristol -- Interviews, Food security -- Oregon, Hunger -- Oregon


In the aftermath of the events of September 11, Oregon's economy has experienced a downturn, with some reports indicating that Oregon's unemployment rate is now second in the nation. Even before September 11, Oregon earned the dubious reputation of having the highest hunger rate in the nation. In a recent interview, Suzanne Feeney, Director of the Institute for Nonprofit Management and Associate Professor of Public Administration at Portland State University, spoke with Rachel Bristol, Executive Director of The Oregon Food Bank, to get her views about the struggle to feed the hungry.


Originally appeared in the Winter 2002 edition of Metroscape, published by the Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies, Portland State University.

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