Food fixes: How cities can help ensure residents don’t go hungry

Oklahoma City volunteer helps collect groceries for residents. (Source AP Photos)

For local leaders, ensuring food access is one of the most vexing, cross-cutting issues of the COVID-19 crisis.

Demand at food banks is surging with the rise in unemployment, even as volunteers needed to staff them stay home. The schools and senior centers where food usually gets distributed to vulnerable residents have closed. Meanwhile, public health