Count Hosts Community Conversations About Food Insecurity
Leon County Government will host a series of community meetings from May 3 through June 2 to engage citizens about food insecurity and how to address this issue in our community. In partnership with America’s Second Harvest of the Big Bend and the Children’s Services Council of Leon County, these meetings will be held in neighborhoods with the highest food insecurity rates in Leon County. During each meeting, attendees will be served dinner provided by a different local restaurant.
Community meetings will be held at the following locations:
- Tuesday, May 3 from 5:30-7 p.m. – New Mt. Zion AME Church, 1401 Old Bainbridge Road
- Wednesday, May 4 from 5:30-7 p.m. – Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church, 615 Tuskegee Street
- Wednesday, May 11 from 5:30-7 p.m. – TCC Workforce Development Building #38, 444 Appleyard Drive
- Thursday, May 12 from 5:30-7 p.m. – Delta Kappa Omega Community Center, 1908 Highland Street
- Monday, May 16 from 5:30-7 p.m. – FAMU Grand Ballroom, 1628 South Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
- Monday, May 23 from 5:30-7 p.m. – Bond Community Health Center, 1720 South Gadsden Street
- Tuesday, May 24 from 5:30-7 p.m. – Walker Ford Community Center, 2301 Pasco Street
- Wednesday, June 1 from 5:30-7 p.m. – Lincoln Center, 438 West Brevard Street
- Thursday, June 2 from 6-7:30 p.m. – Tallahassee Spanish SDA Church, 4823 North Monroe Street
Interactive educational activities for children will be provided by the Leon County Public Library System during these events.
To learn more, visit LeonCountyFL.gov/GetEngaged.
For more information, contact Shington Lamy, Office of Leon County Human Services and Community Partnerships, at (850) 606-1900 / LamyS@LeonCountyFL.gov or Mathieu Cavell, Leon County Community and Media Relations, at (850) 606-5300 / CMR@LeonCountyFL.gov.