Advocacy is the Cornerstone of Our Strategy
Through advocacy, education and strategic partnerships, we take action to impact the lives of millions of people who struggle with hunger.
Our Current Areas of Focus
We believe no one should go hungry. That’s why we work to protect and strengthen the nutrition safety net for low-income individuals and families.
MAZON: New USDA Analysis Points to Callous and Cruel Trump Administration Policy Jeopardizing Nearly One Million Children’s Access to School Lunches
Oct 17, 2019
This week, after a lengthy delay, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released an analysis of the impact of its latest Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) rule change, estimating that nearly one million children could lose their automatic eligibility for free or reduced-price school meals under the Trump administration proposal to “revise” the Broad-Based Categorical Eligibility guidelines for SNAP...
Oct 11, 2019 | By Leslee Komaiko
Three years ago, the national advocacy organization MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger debuted the exhibition “This is Hunger.” It opened in Los Angeles, generating lots of attention, and introduced Angelenos – via an immersive and audio visual experience – to just a few of the millions of Americans who are food insecure.
Oct 08, 2019 | By Abby J. Leibman and Kelly Hruska
WASHINGTON, D.C. — We often hear that Congress never gets anything done. However, there’s at least one piece of legislation that Congress has passed reliably for over fifty years: the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which sets policies and priorities for our nation’s military. The reason for this unbroken record is simple: Providing for our country’s defense is an essential function of our federal government.