2020 Event
Register Today for the 2020 National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference
Join 1,200+ of your fellow anti-hunger advocates in Washington, D.C., March 1-3, 2020, for two days of “can’t miss” networking opportunities, content-rich sessions, interactive training, and the National CACFP Leadership track, followed by a day on Capitol Hill. You’ll go home with an arsenal of best practices, innovative advocacy methods, and personal connections to help you better fight hunger in your community, your state, and at the national level.
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FRAC Chat

Jan 15, 2020
Ellen Vollinger

In 2019, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) proposed three SNAP rules changes that together threaten to take food away from millions of people in need. USDA was required to review and take into consideration public comments submitted prior to moving forward with final rulemaking.

Here is an update on the status of those USDA attempts to sidestep Congress to cut SNAP, and what advocates can do to continue to oppose implementation of those rules changes.

Dec 20, 2019
FRAC

In a Scrooge-like kickoff to the holiday season, the Trump administration finalized the first of three proposals to cut SNAP.The rule would cut nearly 700,000 people off of nutrition assistance. Taken together, the three rules will take food off the tables of an estimated 3.7 million people. On December 19, 2019, Members of Congress, FRAC, and CAP Action gathered outside of the USDA to denounce the Trump administration’s cruel cuts to SNAP.

Dec 19, 2019
Ellen Vollinger

During the holidays and all year long, millions of individuals and families who struggle against hunger are able to access healthy food with support from the federal nutrition programs. To celebrate the nation’s nutrition safety net, FRAC is releasing a seven-part “Remember This December” series that will highlight the impact of seven important federal nutrition programs.

This is the seventh installment of the series, which focuses on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Read the previous installment on WIC.

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