Act Now: Urge your Senators to Oppose Budget Resolution
- The full Senate is expected to vote on its FY 2018 Budget Resolution (pdf) as early as Thursday, October 19.
- Urge your Senators to vote “no” on the Senate Budget Resolution, which set ups a process for consideration of massive tax cuts for the wealthy that would ultimately be paid for by cuts to safety net programs like SNAP and other critical programs that serve low- and moderate-income families.
ON THE HILL
- 2018 Farm Bill letter to House and Senate Budget and Appropriations CommitteesFRAC is proud to have played a leadership role in developing and garnering support for this letter (pdf) urging the House and Senate Budget and Appropriations Committees not to “hinder development and passage of the 2018 Farm Bill with further cuts.”
- SNAP Support Letters
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- Fact Sheet
A fact sheet outlining the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program’s anti-hunger, economic, child development, public health, and anti-poverty strengths.Read more
- Conference Call
Find a selection of FRAC conference call recordings on the Conference Call and Webinar Recordings page.Find out more
Find a selection of FRAC webinar recordings on the Conference Call and Webinar Recordings page.Find out more
“The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children – known as WIC – provides low-income pregnant women, new mothers, infants, and children with nutritious foods, nutrition education, and improved access to health care in order to prevent nutrition-related health problems in pregnancy, infancy, and early childhood.”Download the infographic
FRAC’s live-feed provides updates on how federal nutrition programs are responding to meet the needs of those affected by recent natural disasters.
First Harvey, then Irma, now Maria – these colossal hurricanes hit Texas, Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and beyond with an impact that will be felt for months, if not years to come. These record-breaking disasters have already overturned the lives of millions, and the full extent of Maria’s destruction remains to be seen. The survivors of these disasters will have a lot of challenges to contend with, but hunger should not be one of them.
Research clearly demonstrates that school breakfast programs improve students’ academic performance and health. But what does that look like in real life?