a low-income census tract where a substantial number of residents
have low access to a supermarket or large grocery store.

- The United States Department of Agriculture

You don't have to be in prison to be on death row.™ Major grocery chains are abandoning our communities. Leaving little access to healthy food and causing obesity rates to increase along with diabetes, high blood pressure and certain types of cancer.

Diet-related illnesses are the leading causes of death for African Americans.

But there's hope! The Center for Closing the Health Gap in Greater Cincinnati works to drive awareness of food deserts and helps those living within them.

Click here to join us in a campaign for healthier communities by participating in community outreach, education and advocacy to eliminate food deserts in Cincinnati.

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