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From Disparities to Discrimination: Getting at the Roots of Food Insecurity in America

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As I See It: Mothers raising voices against proposed cuts to federal nutrition benefits

Originally posted on Telegram.com Congress will reconvene from summer break tomorrow in Washington, D.C., and will take up deliberations on the 2018 Farm Bill, including potential cuts to nutritional assistance. Nearly 40 million Americans rely on the federal government’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to help feed their families, the majority receiving partial SNAP benefits […]

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A HUG FROM PAUL RYAN follows Tianna Gaines-Turner, a witness to hunger in Philadelphia, after her testimony at the 2014 House Budget Committee’s “War on Poverty” hearing

Tianna Gaines-Turner, a witness to hunger in Philadelphia, was the first person actually living in poverty to testify at Paul Ryan’s War on Poverty hearing. MSNBC’s The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell features her testimony.

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Tianna Gaines-Turner was later featured on MSNBC by Melissa Harris-Perry

Tianna Gaines-Turner was later featured on MSNBC by Melissa Harris-Perry. Tiana was joined by Congresswoman Barbara Lee and was featured in an MSNBC Original.

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Senator Casey (PA) discusses the Witnesses to Hunger exhibit and the powerful project started by Dr. Mariana Chilton

Senator Casey (PA) discusses the Witnesses to Hunger exhibit and the powerful project started by Dr. Mariana Chilton.

Think Progress Article

Juell Frazier’s story was featured in Think Progress article, “The Lowest End Of The Income Spectrum Is A Dangerous Place For Mothers To Be”.

Community Voices Day of Action

Jessica Frazier participated in Community Voices Day of Action, Washington, DC.

A Place at the Table Screening

Bonita Cuff shared her story at a film screening of A Place at the Table in Cambridge, MA.

Witnesses to Hunger and Dispatch Hunger

Juell Frazier spoke at a DISPATCH concert to raise awareness of hunger in America.

Earned Income Tax Credit Advocacy

Quanda Burrell featured in Boston Globe article highlighting the benefits of the Earned Income Tax Credit. Quanda Burrell also submitted testimony to increase the state Earned Income Tax Credit in Massachusetts.