Statement: MAZON Dismayed by Nomination of Governor Sonny Perdue as Agriculture Secretary
While we have serious concerns about decisions made during Sonny Perdue’s two terms as governor of Georgia, we welcome the opportunity to work with him to become a strong supporter of federal nutrition assistance programs.
Statement: MAZON Supports Nomination of David Shulkin as Veterans Affairs Secretary
Abby J. Leibman, president and CEO at MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger, released this statement today in response to the announcement that Dr. David Shulkin has been nominated Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
Post-Election Federal Policy Update - December 2016
The surprising results of the 2016 election cycle have sent shock waves through the political world, leading advocates and interest groups scrambling to comprehend and plan for the new reality ahead. The implications for federal anti-hunger policies are chilling, with evidence of a more difficult political environment already playing out in the recently concluded Lame Duck session of Congress.
Statement by the National Anti-Hunger Organizations
Our organizations, which make up the National Anti-Hunger Organizations, are committed to ensuring a strong and effective national nutrition safety net for vulnerable, low-income individuals and families. With a united voice, we reflect on the hunger problem in America and its solutions as we transition to a new president and a new Congress.
A Thanksgiving Prayer
As we gather around the table we are grateful for the blessings of family, friendship and food that surround us this Thanksgiving.
Statement Regarding Introduction of Military Hunger Prevention Act by U.S. Rep. Susan Davis
Abby J. Leibman, President & CEO at MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger today issued this statement in response to the introduction of the Military Hunger Prevention Act on November 14, 2016, by Congresswoman Susan Davis:
MAZON Delivers a Special Sukkot Message About Hunger to the White House…
From More than 1,000 Jewish Campers!
Outrageous SNAP Stories - By Design
When advocating for something as abstract as expanding government aid, personal experiences have real power to counteract outrageous figures.
The Vital Importance of Disaster-SNAP
D-SNAP, or “Disaster SNAP,” is a crucial tool to help people who do not normally receive SNAP get back on their feet.
6 Ways to Become an Informed Voter
Participating in government through an election requires a similar understanding of electoral practices: How do I register to vote? Where is my polling location? Who are the candidates? What do they think about food insecurity, the economy, foreign policy, social issues and more? How do I find out what my candidate and elected official thinks about current pieces of legislation? Who is contributing to my candidate’s campaigns?