“A child cannot learn if they’re hungry.” -Sheila Alston

Baltimore City Public Schools’ Food and Nutrition Services employees prepare and distribute more than 88,000 meals to students everyday. Even when school buildings closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, these essential workers continued to feed city youth and their families. This exhibition honors their work and invites you to get involved in addressing food insecurity in our city. Click on the portraits below to hear each story.

Photography: J. M. Giordano | Audio: Aaron Henkin

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