MAZON Advocacy Projects

Our MAZON Advocacy Projects (MAP) extend the importance of advocacy to our partner synagogues and their communities. MAP unites synagogues, grantees and like-minded advocates into a powerful constituency. We help each one grow so they can effectively advance the interests and dignity of those who struggle to put food on the table.

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Minnesota Project

MAZON sponsored SF 146 and HF 336 to remove the mandatory school lunch co-payment for low-income Minnesota families, ensuring no child is ever turned away from a school meal.

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Texas Project

MAZON sponsored Senate Bill 376 which requires that schools with at least 80% of students qualifying for free or reduced-price breakfast to offer a free and nutritious breakfast to every student.

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Pennsylvania Project

The Act Against Hunger Forum with Secretary of Public Welfare Beverly Mackereth provided a platform for participants to discuss food insecurity and how to improve access to critical anti-hunger programs such as SNAP in Pennsylvania.

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California Projects

MAZON sponsored Assembly Bill 309 to assist homeless youth in receiving SNAP benefits, known in California as CalFresh.

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