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Organizational sign on letter for Community College Hunger Pilot Program; Powerful video series re SNAP & The 3-Month Time Limit and Lessons Learned from Maine

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 4:25pm -- FoodSNAP

Thanks to all of you who were able to attend the public hearing at the State House in support of Lift the Kids campaign, and the great testimony on the legislation addressing cliff effects, creating a diaper bank and other important legislation.  The State House was jam packed with anti-poverty advocates.  THANK YOU!  We are writing on three items:

Improved SNAP calculator: federal threats to SNAP eligibility rules (BBCE); MA community college anti-hunger bill

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 7:01pm -- FoodSNAP
We are writing to give you a heads up about some nasty rules that USDA may be proposing in the near future, an update on pending college student legislation and some revisions to our .
 
1.  Trump Administration may soon issue harmful SNAP rules for public comment:

Claiming Medical Expenses, College Student Hunger, Voter Registration – Resources for Your Advocacy and Upcoming BBT Sessions!

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 4:26pm -- FoodSNAP

TO:  Food SNAP Coalition

FR:  Pat Baker, Vicky Negus

RE:  SNAP & Medical Expenses, Student Hunger, Voter Registration – Resources for Your Advocacy

Hope you all had a fantastic July 4th break.  We are writing with a couple of updates and resources for your summer advocacy work:

Coalition AGENDA for June 25th meeting, College Student Hunger, Veterans Services Benefits calculator !

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 1:01pm -- FoodSNAP

Looking forward to seeing on at next week's Boston SNAP Coalition meeting on Tuesday, June 25th from 10 to Noon at St Francis House in Boston (39 Boylston Street, 6th Floor).  Below is the agenda and some additional items regarding veterans benefits and college students to share with you.

Boston SNAP Coalition Meeting – June 25t AGENDA:

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