Midaly Carrasquillo ’17, MA ’21 knows what food insecurity feels like. Coming to Worcester State straight out of high school in Puerto Rico, there were many times when Carrasquillo worried about where her next meal would come from. She found help through the SNAP office of the Urban Action Institute (UAI), the outreach and urban […]
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