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Small chart showing that while about 10 percent of the general population experiences food insecurity, nearly 20 percent of formerly incarcerated people do.

Data Source: Alexander Testa and Dylan B. Jacks (2019). Food Insecurity Among Formerly Incarcerated Adults. (Graph: Alexi Jones, 2021)

This graph originally appeared in Food insecurity is rising, and incarceration puts families at risk.

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