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Fighting For Easier Food Stamp Access In California

| August 10, 2009

  With unemployment on the rise and food pantries seeing 40% more people seeking emergency food assistance, it is critical that California moves to a semi-annual reporting system which will ease the burden on food stamp participants and allow them to continue to receive the food assistance that they need.   California is one of the last states Read More

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TAKE ACTION: Help Strengthen Child Nutrition Programs

| July 30, 2009

Child Nutrition Programs are very important to us at MAZON. We’ve been increasing awareness all summer under the banner “Hunger Doesn’t Take A Summer Vacation”. Our website features information about The Child Nutrition and Reauthorization Act of 2004, set to expire September 30, and many of our donors and partners have responded with advocacy, writing Read More

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Advocacy is Easy

| July 29, 2009

The following originally appeared as a guest blog on Twitter for Food for Tisha B’Av 5769. Twitter for Food is a monthly event where Twitter users gather and skip a meal to draw attention to stopping hunger. For more information, read our thoughts here and visit TwitterForFood.com. You Tweet for Food every month. You click Read More

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TAKE ACTION: Support The Measuring American Poverty Act of 2009

| June 30, 2009

UPDATE 8/18/09: Just learned of an online petition in support of HR 2909 at Change.org’s “Poverty in America” section. Take a minute to make a difference! Introduction: Measuring Poverty Finally after years of waiting for a new approach, Rep. Jim McDermott (D- WA) has introduced a bill providing for one year to plan and recommend Read More

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