March 18, 2020

Congress Passes the Families First Coronavirus Response Act; FRAC Calls for a More Comprehensive Stimulus Package

Media Contact: Emily Pickren epickren@frac.org 202-640-1118 Statement attributed to Luis Guardia, president, Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) WASHINGTON, March 18, 2020 — The Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) commends the Senate today for passing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, H.R. 6201. The bill, which passed with strong bipartisan support, is an important step toward […]

March 16, 2020

Ensuring Access to the Child Nutrition Programs In the Event of School Closures

As more schools close as a result of COVID-19, a growing number of children are losing access to the school breakfasts and lunches that support their health and well-being. Advocates, school districts and out-of-school time program providers have an important role to play mitigating the impact on families who rely on free and reduced-price school […]

March 14, 2020

Food Research & Action Center Commends the House for Passing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Media Contact: Emily Pickren epickren@frac.org 202-640-1118 Statement attributed to Luis Guardia, president, Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) WASHINGTON, March 14, 2020 — The Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) supports the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, H.R. 6201. FRAC commends the House for taking swift and thoughtful action to help people put food on the […]

December 12, 2019

ResearchWIRE

ResearchWIRE, FRAC’s quarterly newsletter, includes the latest research, reports, and resources on food insecurity, poverty, the federal nutrition programs, and health. Winter 2022 Issue In Focus: New report on food insecurity in Native communities, and discusses the impact of the federal nutrition programs on hunger during COVID-19 Research Highlights: reviews current sources of data on food […]