Chart Book: SNAP Helps Struggling Families Put Food on the Table More on this Topic: Some 6.3 million households containing
Effectively addressing food insecurity requires a multi-sector strategy that mobilizes government, NGOs and private sector stakeholders.
So perhaps we can't totally place the blame the food stamp program for America's obesity program but maybe we should promote
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?
While some in this group experience long spells of deep poverty or chronic homelessness, many others cycle in and out of
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.
If you missed this week's updates so far from Teri, you can catch up by reading about Day 1, Day 2, and Day 3. The purpose