The latest information on SNAP/ Food Stamp advocacy in Massachusetts.
1. New USDA SNAP data shows MA still struggling - 50K decline in SNAP Household Participation in MA since April 2014 - representing a stunning 30% of Nation's Decline!
1. Meeting with EOEA and DTA on SNAP and Seniors - July 16th:
In the update sent last week regarding implementation of the Harper Settlement Agreement, Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS) staff noted that Client Assistance Coordinators have been appointed in all DTA offices. DTA has now published their contact information. It's attached and is also included in DTA's Online Guide at:
The information below is from Lizbeth Ginsberg of Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS). This update was shared at the SNAP Coalition this AM (thanks to all who attended!!) and we are sharing the information with statewide Coalition members.
Next SNAP Coalition Boston meeting, Tuesday, June 23 from 10 to Noon:
The June meeting is at St Francis House in Boston, 39 Boylston Street, 6th floor. The tentative AGENDA will include: