In the United States 45 percent of children under 18 – 32.4 million – live in low-income families.
Sonya Jones, PhD
Dr. Jones completed both a Bachelor of Arts and Doctoral degrees at UNC-Chapel Hill. For the past 11 years, she has been leading the Center for Research in Nutrition and Health Disparities at the University of South Carolina, focusing her research program on the effects of nutrition and food policy on food security and children’s nutrition. For the past five years, she has been studying how communities build a movement to gain control over the food system.