Hunger and Food Insecurity in New Brunswick: A Service Learning Perspective

Cara Cuite (Human Ecology)

This seminar will introduce students to the problem of hunger and food insecurity in New Brunswick, how it is measured, and programs designed to address it. Students will have the opportunity to visit and work at two food pantries and one soup kitchen, all located in downtown New Brunswick. Five additional hours of service in a food-related environment will be required. The importance of civic engagement and additional opportunities for service learning will be discussed throughout the semester. Students will write a reflection of what they have learned over the semester. Students must be 18 years of age when the course begins.

Course Number: 
11:090:101 section 12 index 17180