FRAC Hails Senate Passage of American Rescue Plan Act, Further Strengthening SNAP, Pandemic EBT, and Other Relief Provisions

WASHINGTON, March 6, 2021 — Today, the Senate passed the American Rescue Plan, a COVID-19 relief bill that will help bolster nutrition assistance for tens of millions of people across the country. We at FRAC are pleased that Congress and the Biden administration are taking critical steps on the pathway to end hunger in America by boosting benefit levels and eligibility for many people in need, especially children, older adults, and families.

Food Research & Action Center Welcomes Five New Members to Board of Directors

WASHINGTON, February 16, 2021 — The Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) today announced five new board members who will help guide the advocacy organization’s work to eradicate poverty-related hunger and undernutrition in the United States.

“We are thrilled to expand our board with distinguished leaders who will bring diverse perspectives to FRAC,” said Luis Guardia, president of FRAC. “Their respective expertise will be critical as we advance the agenda to protect and strengthen federal nutrition programs to mitigate the alarming rates of hunger in this country and to eradicate systemic racism and other root causes of hunger.”