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Issue 39, September 2014 – All About FoodTCA39cover

Food brings up powerful memories. Stories from the kitchen often touch on themes that matter the most to us. Exploring how we produce, distribute, and eat our food helps us raise many interesting questions about our society and our economy. With this issue, we offer some of our most poignant and profound writing ever. Continue reading


It’s our birthday! This year marks The Change Agent’s 20th anniversary. Over the years, we have received many gifts, and we have much to give back in the coming year. Find out more here.

The new Call for Articles is posted and we are now accepting submissions for the Fall issue of The Change Agent. The theme is Celebrations! Read the full Call for Articles for writing prompts and submission guidelines. Submission deadline: May 5, 2015.

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