Distressed Cities Report, Food Deserts, Super Tuesday Preview

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Amid all the excitement of downtown Cleveland's resurgence and the upcoming Republican National Convention, a new report from the Economic Innovation Group says Cleveland's latest comeback isn't resonating in every neighborhood. It determined Cleveland is the most distressed  major city in the United States.

Resources:

Economic Innovation Group Distressed Cities Report

Tri-C Adult Diploma Program

Plus, givng children a sound nutritional foundation is critical for their development.  But for families in some of Cleveland neighborhoods that task is even more difficult because getting to the store is an obstacle. A look at the concept of food deserts.

Resources:

Cleveland.com: Eating right in a child's early years: Cleveland Connects: The First 2,000 Days

Be Well:  Food & Nutrition

Be Well Report:  Woman Educated Family and Community on Healthy Eating

Raising Healthy Kidz

Then, a look ahead at Super Tuesday and what's at stake.

Guests: 

Emily Campbell, Center for Community Solutions

Jim Rokakis, Director, Thriving Communities Institute 
Vincent Briley, Manager, Tri-C Adult Diploma Program 
Kay Colby, Ideastream, Be Well Health Unit, producer/reporter 
Dr. Amy Sheon, Ph.D., Executive Director, Urban Health Initiative; CWRU 
Dr. Darcy Freedman, Ph.D, Assoc. Prof. Dept. Epidemiology and Biostatistics, CWRU
Karen Kasler, Ohio Statehouse News Bureau Chief 

Ohio Channel On-Demand Video

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First 2000 Days: Food Deserts & Childhood Nutrition

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