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3/12 @ 3 pm - FRAC Conference Call: Preparing for Coronavirus

Tue, 03/10/2020 - 12:56pm -- FoodSNAP
See below information about a call this Thursday hosted by FRAC.
 
We know this is a time full of uncertainty, and we are all concerned about how to ensure low-income households can put food on the table in the event that schools are closed, work is restricted, etc. We encourage you to listen in on Thursday for the most up to date information and for recommendations of what you can be thinking about on a local level. 

NPR Story on Trump Cuts; 2020 SNAP Advocacy Guide, Boston SNAP Coalition Meeting 2/25 and MORE!

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 9:26am -- FoodSNAP

Please join us at next Tuesday’s (2/25) Boston SNAP Coalition meeting, 10 to Noon at St Francis House.  A Coalition AGENDA is below.  We are writing to share with you a bunch of important information.

NPR News Story on Impact of Trump Admin SNAP Cuts on School Meals

AARP MA eblast on US Census jobs; FAQ on Census earnings and benefits; Upcoming briefing for MA Legislators

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 9:16am -- FoodSNAP
Does the US Census count matter for Massachusetts?  Absolutely!  Everything from how many Congressional Districts we have to the allocation of certain federal means-tested dollars to the state and more.  Thanks to our friends at AARP Massachusetts (why reinvent the wheel?), we are sending on their recent eblast re temporary US Census jobs and volunteer opportunities.
 

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