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Reflection on the Election results, Coalition agenda + updates

Mon, 11/09/2020 - 1:51pm -- FoodSNAP
To: SNAP Coalition 
Fr: Vicky Negus and Pat Baker
Good afternoon!! We are THRILLED to be emailing you all this morning with the weekend news that Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will be the next President and Vice-President of the United States. We cannot express how significant this is for low-income communities and for our work to protect and strengthen federal nutrition programs for the years ahead.

House W&M Budget Victories and two anti-hunger amendments - SNAP Gap and CEP !

Fri, 11/06/2020 - 11:01am -- FoodSNAP

We know this is a crazy week in the world and country, and we also know COVID cases are on the rise in the state and across the nation.  And food insecurity is also on the rise, with MA having the highest rate of increase since COVID in the nation – see Feeding America recent data below. 

SNAP Coalition Agenda for 10/27, Updated P-EBT data and MORE!

Mon, 10/26/2020 - 11:11am -- FoodSNAP

We are in the final stretch of the October and hoping you are hanging in there, and can enjoy a safe and scare-free Halloween.  Our next SNAP Coalition meeting is tomorrow, October 27th from 10 to 11:30 AM. We have lots to share with you today. 

SNAP Coalition Draft AGENDA (Tues, Oct 27th)

·         Federal updates from FRAC, and brief Coalition discussion of the SNAP Coalition’s “transition” priorities, 

Add your org to the sign-on letter to Guv Baker to close the SNAP Gap! #Tech4Food

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 11:30am -- FoodSNAP

We have some exciting news on the SNAP Gap Campaign front. 90 members of the MA Legislature sent a letter to Governor Baker urging him to close the SNAP Gap with financing authorized by the recent IT Bond Bill.  We are following up with a sign on letter from MA Orgs, currently 50 orgs and counting! 

MA Legislature letter to Governor Baker:


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