Topic: Poverty

2016 by the Numbers: FRAC’s Year in Review

Social Media and Content Marketing Associate

In 2016, FRAC’s supporters and partners made a difference in the lives of millions of people who struggle against hunger. At the national, state, and local levels, we have urged policymakers to protect and strengthen federal nutrition programs. Thank you for being a partner in the fight against hunger and poverty.

Introducing One of the Next Generation of Anti-Hunger Leaders: Claire McGagh

Social Media and Content Marketing Associate

The AmeriCorps VISTA program has been at the forefront of the struggle to end poverty in the U.S. for over 50 years. Over the course of FRAC’s history, AmeriCorps VISTA Members have made important contributions towards our mission to end hunger. As we look toward 2017, we have asked our current VISTA Members to share their experiences and goals in the fight against hunger and poverty.

This is part three of a three-part installment on getting to know Anti-Hunger AmeriCorps VISTA Members at FRAC.

Introducing One of the Next Generation of Anti-Hunger Leaders: Krista Stanoch

Social Media and Content Marketing Associate

The AmeriCorps VISTA program has been at the forefront of the struggle to end poverty in the U.S. for over 50 years. Over the course of FRAC’s history, AmeriCorps VISTA Members have made important contributions towards our mission to end hunger. As we look toward 2017, we have asked our current VISTA Members to share their experiences and goals in the fight against hunger and poverty.

This is part two of a three-part installment on getting to know Anti-Hunger AmeriCorps VISTA Members at FRAC.

Introducing One of the Next Generation of Anti-Hunger Leaders: Sharrieff Muhammad

Social Media and Content Marketing Associate

The AmeriCorps VISTA program has been at the forefront of the struggle to end poverty in the U.S. for over 50 years. Over the course of FRAC’s history, AmeriCorps VISTA Members have made important contributions towards our mission to end hunger. As we look toward 2017, we have asked our current VISTA Members to share their experiences and goals in the fight against hunger and poverty.

This is part one of a three-part installment on getting to know Anti-Hunger AmeriCorps VISTA Members at FRAC.

Digging Through the Data on Recent Hunger & Poverty Research

Social Media and Content Marketing Associate

In recent weeks, there has been a cascade of research released on the number of Americans struggling against hunger and poverty. Digging through all the latest data sets, whether from the U.S. Census Bureau, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service (USDA-ERS), or FRAC, can be daunting.

Below is a quick summary of how anti-hunger advocates can use particular data to show policymakers what is working, and what more needs to be done.