Advocating for a Just Farm Bill on Capitol Hill
“This just makes common sense, and—I think—it makes Jewish sense.”
Originally published in ‘Tis The Season, an independent supplement to the Chicago Sun-Times. by Abby J. Leibman President & CEO, MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger December 23, 2011 As an advocate, I often spend my days in a state of outrage. I am buffeted by chilling statistics, the devastating experiences of families in need
MAZON urges you to make your voice heard
It appears we may have reached a crossroads in our history as a nation. How we proceed – how our elected representatives act on our behalf – will not only effect the quality of life for tens of millions of Americans, but also could determine the competitiveness of our economy for generations to come.
Take action today: Urge your Senator to sign Gillibrand letter by October 27
The Super Committee is deliberating $1.5 Trillion in cuts. It is vitally important that SNAP, child nutrition and other safety net programs be spared. Please urge your Senator to sign on to this letter from Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), which asks that SNAP and other low-income programs be protected in any deficit plan.
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MAZON announces annual grant recipients for 2011
MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger, a leader in the national anti-hunger community, has awarded over $3 million to 286 carefully-screened organizations fighting hunger in the United States, Israel and selected developing nations.
Published in j. – A Jewish Response to the Farm Bill
(Published on October 16, 2011 in j., the Jewish News Weekly of Northern California) Putting Jewish values on poor Americans’ dinner tables by Abby J. Leibman. At Yom Kippur, through tefillah, teshuvah and tzedakah, we recommit ourselves to improving our relationship with God and with our community.
Hungry 24/7: Abby Leibman and MAZON featured in the Jewish Journal
When you say you’re hungry, you probably know where your next meal will come from.
MAZON launches Innovation Fund Planning Grant
MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger is proud to partner with the Graduate School of Nonprofit Management at American Jewish University to launch the Innovation Fund Planning Grant, a Southern California Initiative to help develop new and innovative programs that will alleviate hunger and promote nutrition.
170 Jewish Social Justice Leaders to Meet With Obama Administration
Today’s American Jewish community is furthering its involvement in socio-political movements and strengthening its social justice leadership across lines of race, class, and faith.