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P-EBT and SNAP Policy and Data Updates, Upcoming Trainings on SNAP, Vets and Unemployment

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 3:51pm -- FoodSNAP

We have a number of updates and a lot of information, below. Next week's SNAP Coalition meeting will be from 10-11:30 on Tuesday, 1/19. Agenda to come!

P-EBT: Oct/Nov P-EBT info/resources and updated list of CEP districts

DTA shared they issued P-EBT on 1/11 for October and November to a group of students who were not included in the 12/30 issuance (because their districts were delayed in getting data to the Department of Early and Secondary Education). 

Important SNAP Coalition Mtg Tues 12/22 - Congress COVID relief update & MA P-EBT

Mon, 12/21/2020 - 11:56am -- FoodSNAP
We have important updates to share and are going ahead with the SNAP Coalition meeting tomorrow, Dec 22nd from 10 to 11 AM, for those able to attend. Colleagues at the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) will be joining us as well as DTA's Director of Food Security and Nutrition Programs, Brittany Mangini, to give important P-EBT updates. 

Action Alert: Override the Governor's Veto of Full MH Adult Dental

Thu, 12/17/2020 - 9:31am -- Health-Law-Anno...
In an incredible victory, the FY21 Conference Budget included a line item restoring full MassHealth adult dental coverage back to the same level of coverage before significant cuts were made in 2010! The line item included $19 million of funding. Unfortunately, the Governor vetoed this provision. We need your help to restore it. 
 

Important Updates on P-EBT, SNAP, Eviction Defense Resources and MA Hunger Champ Jim McGovern!

Wed, 12/16/2020 - 1:16pm -- FoodSNAP

We have many important updates to share with you today. In addition, the end of December "informal" SNAP Coalition that scheduled for Tuesday, December 22nd (10 - 11 AM) will happen for those who want to tune in and get more updates. Stay tuned for an eblast zoom link.

More P-EBT funds are coming starting at the end of December!

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