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#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?

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#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.

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A Perspective from a USDA Tribal Consultation

Last month I had the privilege of attending the USDA Tribal Consultation Meeting in Washington DC.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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Watch MAZON Testify Before Congress

Watch Abby J. Leibman, MAZON President & CEO, testify before Congress as an expert witness on the too-often ignored topic of hunger among military and veteran families. 

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