Dec 22, 2016

Introducing One of the Next Generation of Anti-Hunger Leaders: Sharrieff Muhammad

Social Media and Content Marketing Associate

The AmeriCorps VISTA program has been at the forefront of the struggle to end poverty in the U.S. for over 50 years. Over the course of FRAC’s history, AmeriCorps VISTA Members have made important contributions towards our mission to end hunger. As we look toward 2017, we have asked our current VISTA Members to share their experiences and goals in the fight against hunger and poverty.

This is part one of a three-part installment on getting to know Anti-Hunger AmeriCorps VISTA Members at FRAC.

Tags: Hunger, SNAP
Nov 07, 2016

FRAC On the Move: Lessons from the National Senior Center Conference

Director of Root Causes and Specific Populations

FRAC On the Move is a series in which we follow our policy and program experts as they connect with advocates across the country to explore strategies to end hunger.

In this installment, we hear from Director of Special Projects and Initiatives Alex Ashbrook. Follow #FRACOnTheMove on Twitter for our latest whereabouts.

Tags: Hunger, SNAP
Oct 26, 2016

Digging Through the Data on Recent Hunger & Poverty Research

Social Media and Content Marketing Associate

In recent weeks, there has been a cascade of research released on the number of Americans struggling against hunger and poverty. Digging through all the latest data sets, whether from the U.S. Census Bureau, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service (USDA-ERS), or FRAC, can be daunting.

Below is a quick summary of how anti-hunger advocates can use particular data to show policymakers what is working, and what more needs to be done.

Tags: Hunger, SNAP