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Sign up for FRAC Webinar: SNAP Matters for People with Disabilities

We wanted to be sure you knew about the upcoming SNAP webinar from our colleagues at the Food Research Action Center next Tuesday afternoon, July 28th at 1 PM. This FREE webinar starts is an hour after the Boston SNAP Coalition meeting ends (10 to Noon at St Francis House in Boston). For Coalition members who are traveling a distance and want to participate in the Webinar from MLRI's office, let us know. 
Online registration portal and webinar description is below. 

From: Food Research and Action Center <>
Date: July 21, 2015 at 2:07:19 PM EDT


Register Today!

July 28, 1 p.m. EST

Webinar Registration – SNAP Matters for People with Disabilities
(The webinar will be closed-captioned)

Poverty, hunger, and food insecurity disproportionately affect Americans who have communicative, mental, or physical disabilities. For these children, adults, and elders, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) serves as a vital support.

Tune in to this webinar for the latest on:

  • The scope of food insecurity among persons with disabilities
  • The role of SNAP in the safety net for people with disabilities
  • Recommendations for strengthening SNAP’s supports for this population
  • FRAC's new report, SNAP Matters for People with Disabilities


Alisha Coleman-Jensen, USDA Economic Research Service
Jennifer Dexter, Easter Seals
David Reynolds, Hunger Solutions New York
Rebecca Vallas, Center for American Progress
Jim Weill, Food Research and Action Center

Moderator: Melanie Meisenheimer, Emerson National Hunger Fellow, Food Research and Action Center 

About Us: The Food Research and Action Center ( is the leading national organization working for more effective public and private policies to eradicate domestic hunger and undernutrition. Visit our Web site ( to learn more.