Oxfam Hunger Banquet

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Anti-poverty organization Oxfam America led a “hunger banquet” on Nov. 7. Participants experienced first hand the problem of hunger and global economic inequality around the world. The event was sponsored by the Living Leadership Program and Student Leadership Council.

Manager of Student Life Chuck Steel giving his thoughts on worldwide hunger while sitting next to Gil Mayon on Nov. 7, 2014. Both of these gentlemen were placed at the Upper Class table at random, where they were served a higher quality meal than to the rest of the people who attended the event.

Manager of Student Life Chuck Steele giving his thoughts on worldwide hunger while sitting next to Gil Mayon on Nov. 7, 2014. Both of these gentlemen were placed at the Upper Class table at random, where they were served a higher quality meal than to the rest of the people who attended the event.

This is the cover for the Hunger Banquet at the College of DuPage on Nov. 7, 2014. In this event, the speakers talked about the margin between the wealthy and the poor, and how Americans can make a big impact in their lives.

This is the cover for the Hunger Banquet at the College of DuPage on Nov. 7, 2014. In this event, the speakers talked about the margin between the wealthy and the poor, and how Americans can make a big impact in their lives.

Gil Mayon sitting at the Upper Class table eating his meal of chicken breast with spaghetti and slices of squash at the Oxfam Hunger Banquet on Nov. 7, 2014. While they provided him with that meal, they let the others at the banquet go and serve themselves rice, beans and water.

Gil Mayon sitting at the Upper Class table eating his meal of chicken breast with spaghetti and slices of squash at the Oxfam Hunger Banquet on Nov. 7, 2014. While they provided him with that meal, they let the others at the banquet go and serve themselves rice, beans and water.

These are the dishes that held the rice and beans that the Middle and Lower Class people were to eat at the Oxfam Hunger Banquet on Nov. 7, 2014.

These are the dishes that held the rice and beans that the Middle and Lower Class people were to eat at the Oxfam Hunger Banquet on Nov. 7, 2014.

These two dishes hold the rice and beans that are served to the Middle and Lower class attendants of the Oxfam Hunger Banquet on Nov. 7, 2014. The Middle Class could have rice, beans and water, while the Lower Class were only allowed to have rice and water.

These two dishes hold the rice and beans that are served to the Middle and Lower class attendants of the Oxfam Hunger Banquet on Nov. 7, 2014. The Middle Class could have rice, beans and water, while the Lower Class were only allowed to have rice and water.

This is the meal that the Upper Class attendants were given at the Oxfam Hunger Banquet on Nov. 7, 2014. This meal included chicken breast, spaghetti and slices of squash.

This is the meal that the Upper Class attendants were given at the Oxfam Hunger Banquet on Nov. 7, 2014. This meal included chicken breast, spaghetti and slices of squash.

A group of people that are serving themselves rice and beans at the Oxfam Hunger Banquet on Nov. 7, 2014.

A group of people that are serving themselves rice and beans at the Oxfam Hunger Banquet on Nov. 7, 2014.

Paul Jozwik (Left) speaking to the attendants at the Oxfam Hunger Banquet with Alyssa Gibbas (Right) helping on Nov. 7, 2014.

Paul Jozwik (Left) speaking to the attendants at the Oxfam Hunger Banquet with Alyssa Gibbas (Right) helping on Nov. 7, 2014.

A group of people at the Oxfam Hunger Banquet waiting to serve themselves a meal of rice and beans on Nov. 7, 2014.

A group of people at the Oxfam Hunger Banquet waiting to serve themselves a meal of rice and beans on Nov. 7, 2014.

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