The Trump Administration proposed a rule recently that would place time limits on nutrition assistance for unemployed and underemployed people who can't document a set number of work hours per week. Read CLASP's latest blog about how the proposal … [Read more...] about Trump Proposal Would Undermine Workforce System
SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program formerly known as “food stamps,” is our nation’s most important anti-hunger program. It lifts millions of people out of poverty. On February 1, 2019, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) … [Read more...] about ACTION ALERT: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
With a temporary agreement reached to reopen shuttered parts of the government through February 15th, the House and Senate returned to work today to complete the unfinished Appropriations for FY 2019, including for programs of the Department of … [Read more...] about Action Alert: FY 2019 Nonprofit Security and Emergency Food & Shelter Programs
With a new Congress fast approaching and a changing political environment, we hope that you and your agency will take the opportunity to weigh in on the Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies 2019 Public Policy Priorities along with the separate … [Read more...] about NJHSA 2019 Public Policy Priorities: 2-Week Comment Period Now Open for Member Agencies – RESPOND TODAY!
MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger just released the #FreedomFromHunger video campaign to raise awareness about the unacceptable problem of veteran hunger in America, and to encourage viewers to take action. Veterans are immigrants, LGBT, … [Read more...] about MAZON #FreedomfromHunger Campaign – Watch Now!
Our partners at the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) Strategic Health Resource Center invite you to participate in four upcoming tutorials on the Public Charge, which will be held on: Monday, November 12, at 4:00 p.m. EST, Tuesday, … [Read more...] about Educating and Engaging Your Agency on the Dangers of the “Public Charge” Proposed Rule