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FoodSNAP's Blog Archive for May 2021

The latest information on SNAP/ Food Stamp advocacy in Massachusetts.

This is HUGE!  DTA announced yesterday afternoon USDA's approval of the state plan for Summer P-EBT.  YES!  

 

Below is the media advisory.  Here are the core details from the advisory:

Thanks to all who tuned in to yesterday's Coalition meeting! We have included follow up resources in this eblast. Our next meeting will be Tuesday, June 8 from 10-11:30. 
 
We have a Coalition meeting tomorrow, 5/25 from 10-11:30 AM - agenda will include state and federal legislative and budget updates and updates / discussion with DTA on the Assistance Line changes and P-EBT. 
 
 
DTA overhauls Assistance Line - please share your experiences!
 
SNAP Emergency Allotments 
 
A number of updates below! Be sure to register for the Greater Boston Food Bank event on Monday, 5/17. 
 
 
MLRI Budget Analysis & the SNAP gap included in Senate Ways and Mean budget!
 
Info on tomorrow's Coalition meeting, P-EBT access for homeless students, and resources below!
 
SNAP Coalition meeting: Tues May 11 from 10-11:30
A number of updates below - most critically, please amplify the Boston Globe article on the GBFB study, linked below! 
 
Our Coalition meeting on Tuesday 5/11 from 10-11:30 will include a presentation from FNS NERO on D-SNAP, a summary from GBFB on their report, a discussion about DTA's reopening plans, and more - please tune in! Zoom info:
 
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MA Organizational sign on letter - SNAP administrative funding - sign by end of tomorrow (Friday)!