One of the most egregious forms of inequity in Washington D.C. is the grocery store gap. For the past 10 years, D.C. Hunger Solutions has tracked the disparities in grocery store access across the District. This year, D.C. Hunger Solutions published Still Minding the Grocery Gap: A 2021 Update, which found that no new grocery stores had been built in the past year in low-income Wards. However, there were major policy changes, including significant financial investments, to address the disparities in grocery store access. D.C. Hunger Solution’s Melissa Jensen outlines these policy changes and recommendations from the report.

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Publication Date: October 01, 2021
Published By: DC Hunger Solutions

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Content Type: Research and Studies