Feeding People, Body and Soul
Rabbis join MAZON in Washington, D.C. for the first Rabbinic Justice Mission in the midst of Farm Bill negotiations.
#MAZONontheRoad: More Reflections from Mississippi
What did we learn about operating in Mississippi, and where is MAZON’s work headed in the months to come?
#MAZONontheRoad: Reflections from Mississippi
Even as progress is being made to improve access to SNAP in urban neighborhoods and rural communities, millions of Americans are still struggling to put healthy food on the table.
A Perspective from a USDA Tribal Consultation
Last month I had the privilege of attending the USDA Tribal Consultation Meeting in Washington DC.
This Is Hunger: Stories of Hunger Where You Least Expect
Stories of hunger where you least expect it are plentiful – yet they are hidden from view.
This Is Hunger Opening Night Gala
Last week, on November 16, we took an evening off to celebrate the (years of) work behind This Is Hunger.
MAZON, L.A. Award-Winning Creative Team Announce "This Is Hunger" Exhibit
MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger announced today a first-of-its-kind free exhibit that will launch before Thanksgiving to bring Americans face to face with the stark realities of hunger in the United States. Through state-of-the-art storytelling techniques and interactive elements, the “This Is Hunger” mobile installation will engage thousands of visitors as it travels nationwide.
What Does It Mean to Be an Ally?
As an African-American woman representing a Jewish organization working in Indian Country, I call up our common history of genocide, persecution and discrimination as a starting place for shared analysis and perspective. But I do so knowing that non-Natives cannot direct the struggle for Native food security, no matter how well-meaning we are.
MAZON goes to Camp!
I grew up counting down the days until camp started. Even in the middle of winter, I knew exactly how many days were left until I boarded the bus that would drive up the long tree-lined road and through the front gates of camp.
Hunger in the Deep South
In Mississippi, the diabetes rates are so high that there is an epidemic of amputations. In Alabama, a local hospital is starting to write prescriptions for food so that children can get the nutrition they sorely need.