Food Research & Action Center Endorses the CARE for Kids Act

WASHINGTON, November 6, 2019 — FRAC supports the Caregivers Access and Responsible Expansion for Kids Act of 2019, or the CARE for Kids Act, introduced by Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA). The bill would help support children being raised by grandparents or extended family members by ensuring automatic access to free school breakfast and lunch.

More Can be Done to Feed Hungry Children After School

WASHINGTON, October 23, 2019 — More than 1.3 million children benefited from afterschool suppers at school- and community-based programs on an average weekday in October 2018. This was a 10.4 percent increase from the previous year, according to the annual Afterschool Suppers: A Snapshot of Participation report, released today by FRAC.

The Food Research & Action Center Files Amicus Brief Opposing Public Charge Rule that Punishes Immigrants and Their Families and Increases Hunger

WASHINGTON, September 13, 2019 – FRAC today joined CLASP and the National Housing Law Project in filing an amicus brief in five jurisdictions to oppose the implementation of the Trump administration’s public charge rule. The groups note in the brief that the Trump administration’s radical expansion of the public charge rule would damage the well-being and economic stability of immigrants and communities across the country.

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