Topic: Legislation

From SNAP Recipient to State’s Attorney Candidate

Just last week, a former SNAP recipient, Kim Foxx, won the Democratic primary for Cook County (Illinois) State’s Attorney. Following her victory, she appeared on MSNBC’s “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell,” where she shared how, as a child, she dreamed of becoming a lawyer when she witnessed people supporting vulnerable little girls like her.

FRAC’s Jim Weill Speaks with Secretary Vilsack

FRAC President

Jim Weill had the opportunity for a one-on-one conversation with USDA Secretary Vilsack last week to talk about the importance of federal nutrition programs. We’ll be posting excerpts from the conversation throughout the week here on FRAC’s new blog, FRAC Chat. Check out today’s post on school breakfast and be sure to join USDA, FRAC and MomsRising this afternoon from 2- 3pm ET for a Twitter Chat on school breakfast, #NSBW16.