Topic: SNAP

USDA Secretary on WIC Health Impact

FRAC President

Jim Weill had the opportunity for a one-on-one conversation with USDA Secretary Vilsack last week to talk about the importance of federal nutrition programs. We are posting excerpts from the conversation here on FRAC’s blog, FRAC Chat.

Tags: Hunger, SNAP, WIC

From SNAP Recipient to State’s Attorney Candidate

FRAC President

Just last week, a former SNAP recipient, Kim Foxx, won the Democratic primary for Cook County (Illinois) State’s Attorney. Following her victory, she appeared on MSNBC’s “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell,” where she shared how, as a child, she dreamed of becoming a lawyer when she witnessed people supporting vulnerable little girls like her.