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Research consistently links homelessness and housing insecurity to a range of adverse outcomes for children that have long
Effectively addressing food insecurity requires a multi-sector strategy that mobilizes government, NGOs and private sector stakeholders.
Rather we as Americans choose to admit it or not we are in a health crisis. Two in three adults are by definition considered
Sure, it feels patriotic to BBQ on our day off and light fireworks we hope won't start a brush fire, but it's little more than consumerism wrapped in the seasonal marketing of nationalism. But fear not! If you wanna put your patriotism to the test, we've got just the thing for you.
The Bill Clinton economic/poverty legacy is a mixed bag. What legacy will his wife, Hillary Clinton leave as president, if elected?
More Than 500,000 Adults Will Lose SNAP Benefits in 2016 as Waivers Expire While some in this group experience long spells
John Kasich must be asking himself why God hates him so much. If he were just losing to Cruz or Rubio, two men he is head and shoulders above in experience and intellect, he might think The Almighty was only mildly miffed at him. But NO!
Since Secretary Vilsack invited me to join him at USDA as Under Secretary of Food and Nutrition Consumer Services (FNCS), not only have we helped to bring America back from the brink of a second economic depression, we have also worked to institutionalize more opportunities and pathways directed at helping states assist consumers and expand direct access to healthy and affordable food.
There is a prevalent stigma attached to needing public benefits to survive, even temporarily, but the stigma intensifies when the benefit seeker is a Black woman. We fight both our "strong Black woman" archetypes to admit that we need help, and then turn from that metamorphosis to battle against the "welfare queen" stereotype associated with anti-Blackness.
Teri said: For Day Four, we had another classic and easy dinner: pasta with chickpeas and olives, with sautéed spinach on
Rice's bill is similar to the legislation in Wisconsin, which would also restrict food stamp purchases to items approved
I hope that this challenge taught you a few things: mainly, how a large percentage of the American population lives quite differently than you do. More so, I hope the next time you sit back and ponder why you get slammed in the media so frequently, you will reread your previous statements.
This country does not need another celebrity to tell us how life is for "these people." These people are all around us and they are hungry. We need to have some compassion, stop hating the poor and try to understand them.
Of course, all subsidies, including charitable ones, are liable to abuse. That is not, of itself, a reason not to give them. Crucially, on conservative premises, that is also not a reason to attempt to eliminate all exploitation.
A lot of appropriate attention is focused on hunger and food insecurity as well as obesity. However, malnutrition, also known as undernutrition, is a bigger threat because of the deeper health consequences it creates.
Like Us On Facebook Follow Us On Twitter Child poverty in the U.S. would be significantly worse if government assistance
A new study, commissioned by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and executed by the nonprofit research group Institute of
There is compelling evidence that monetary incentives to purchase fruits and vegetables work, and this new research suggests that they work in many different types of neighborhoods.
For families who are housing and food insecure, taking advantage of grocery delivery services isn't easy. But there are ways to overcome those barriers, and low-income housing providers can play an important role.