Fight hunger: support AB 1022

We recently reported about the Administration's attempt to take food out of the mouths of the poor via an executive order limiting food aid benefits to just three months for unemployed and underemployed individuals without dependent children. Now East Bay Assemblymember Buffy Wicks has introduced AB 1022, which would provide a state funded nutrition benefit for … Continue reading Fight hunger: support AB 1022

Protect the Farm Bill in Conference

We've been writing for some time about the Farm Bill, an immense piece of legislation that - among many, many other things - covers SNAP/CalFresh (aka food stamps). Once again, we need you to contact your members of Congress to protect this crucial benefit that helps one in eight Americans put food on the table. … Continue reading Protect the Farm Bill in Conference

Feed People – Save Food Stamps

House Republicans drastically cut SNAP/CalFresh (AKA food stamps) from the Farm Bill (H.R. 2) on June 21, and this week the action moves to the Senate, with an expected vote by Friday, June 29. SNAP helps put food on the table for people struggling to find work, low-income families with children, veterans, and seniors. Find … Continue reading Feed People – Save Food Stamps