'Black-ish' star’s mission to provide free school lunch for all students

Marsai Martin calls on local leaders to allow schools to serve free meals to every student during the 2020-2021 school year and beyond.
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Transcript for 'Black-ish' star’s mission to provide free school lunch for all students
We give literally watched our next guest grow up on the hit show black case she's an award winning actress producer and onto for new or and now. She is using her voice in the fight to provide free lunch to all students across the country she is joining us all away from Los Angeles, California. Please welcome mark sign Martin's Marcie Martin wears. He thinks your being with us. They keep hating me had I will tell how hasn't been how even holding up during the pandemic. You know it's insane and glad and grateful that Meehan my family are safe and bridges and then. This aide Sheila al-Qaeda. And that. I'll editing if they. An anything goes opening so where did right now that's good to hear and you are not just good you're doing good you're supporting an incredible cause school lunch for all. Tell us a little bit about why free lunch is so important for students. Well I mean town high. Is eight aging issue before it is clean any and evening and non. Gang the second ended that and if the problem renting even aware of states won and what adults with children are the like reporting that it's scary east. And even for black and Latin next families it's. Ups like 40% so. This and being this Kyle has been really really important be kids need this one support he'd been. Ian spread the word out there and that this is a real issue and people really need this spring. Spread the word for it yet those numbers are staggering and more say I know you have a personal connection to this cost tell us what it is. Aquarius my mom is mom but my grandma who had come Andrew Luck lately Cafferty will it be that also wary that. In my school as well. And seen live yeah. See. Speeds that we're not eat in my friends. That were eating highlight. Adding cold goods he Stanley TV phase of financial purpose this boy and their families as well. So even my grandma would give her ideally food their daily needs jeans she keeps BK is. She lived is still very bad for them and it's really want to help themselves. She packed the lane Sweeney sixteen selling your honor I won its youth support 'cause that he simply being really spread the rating. Meehan have a single rooms film song that's so beautiful thank you for sharing that with us Mars say and I know you're kicking off this campaign with a change dot org petition. Tell us what this petition will deal. Yes this but teaching will help our fellow in the eighth. On come on in hot on this. They didn't mean supported the skies and really hating are represented but he's got sacked a hand in other students regardless had incoming it would axe its premiums eat if the are learning that. Even from their homes sell this little they spread the word out there Amy eSATA DC now school lunch for on about Lloyd Braun who gets. Rhetoric that's awesome it's it's so wonderful to see you using your pot forming your star power for such an important cause more say. Thank you for being with us we hope you continue to do wealth and our love to your family tale. They keep some lives yanks.

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