FRAC Report: Pandemic Revealed Longstanding Disparities in Who Goes Hungry in New Jersey

WASHINGTON, May 10, 2022 — More than 285,000 households in New Jersey did not have reliable access to affordable, nutritious food at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report, Hunger and Its Solutions in New Jersey: Landscape Analysis of Current Initiatives, Recommended Action, and Emerging Opportunities for Further Investment, released today by the Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF).

FRAC Urges Senate to Pass Bi-Partisan Legislation to Keep Children Fed as the Nation Recovers from the Pandemic

The Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) commends Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) for introducing a bill, the Support Kids Not Red Tape Act, that will enable children to maintain continued access to child nutrition programs as families, schools, afterschool and summer programs, and child care providers recover from and respond to the economic, health, and educational fallout from the pandemic.