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Feeding The Soul: Voices Of Kentucky Women Combating Child Hunger, Mya Oneisha Price Jan 2017

Feeding The Soul: Voices Of Kentucky Women Combating Child Hunger, Mya Oneisha Price

Theses and Dissertations--Community & Leadership Development

This study addresses the overarching topic of food insecurity by giving voice to individuals who are dedicating their careers toward combating child food insecurity throughout their communities. Voices are uplifted through the representation of narratives by volunteer coordinators overseeing child feeding programs, which have been established throughout Kentucky as an effort to help alleviate child hunger. This study is guided by London’s theory on career motivation, with the outcomes of this study serving as a pilot for future research centered around individuals working to combat child food insecurity. The narratives collected from this study will be used as a ...