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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:
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:
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:
There's been lots of great local news we wanted to be sure you saw while keeping up the drum roll up on the FY20 Budget priorities for HIP, SNAP Gap and other important campaigns.
Just posted, Boston Globe's article on school meal shaming and state legislation pending before Mass Legislature.