Penn Hosts Book Talk and Discussion Featuring "All You Can Eat: Hungry in America" Author Joel Berg

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | | 215-898-6460
Media Contact:Lori Azim | | 718-362-0473February 4, 2009

WHO: Joel Berg, author and anti-poverty advocate

WHAT: Book talk and discussion on ending hunger in America

WHERE: University of Pennsylvania, The Apse at Fisher Fine Arts Library, 4th Floor, 220 S. 34th St.

WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 10, 6:30 p.m.

Joel Berg, author of “All You Can Eat: Hungry in America,” will visit Penn as part of a national book launch and an effort to rally the nation and U.S political leaders to end hunger in America.

A former Clinton administration official, Berg is a nationally known anti-poverty advocate. He serves as executive director of the New York City Coalition Against Hunger. Berg will talk about the book, which offers a simple, affordable plan to end hunger. Hunger experts from the event’s local co-sponsors will respond.

The book talk and discussion is co-sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania's Fox Leadership Program, Civic House and the Center for Public Health Initiatives; Philabundance; the Food Trust; and the Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger. It is free and open to the public. Reservations are encouraged and can be made at