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.
MAZON promotes Mia Hubbard to Vice President of Programs
“Mia is an invaluable part of our team,” says Abby J. Leibman, President & CEO of MAZON.
Victory! MAZON and the Jewish community help enact HB 643/SB 89 in Texas
Thanks to the remarkable efforts of this grassroots campaign, thousands more school children will not go without food during the summer months.
MAZON Board Chair honored with Activist Award
Mazel tov to MAZON Board Chair Joel E. Jacob, who was honored last night with the 2011 Activist Award from the Jewish Community Relations Council of Metropolitan Detroit
2012 funding debate: Speak out now against nutrition cuts!
Funding issues are dominating the debate on Capitol Hill. Here are two opportunities for you to weigh in with your Members of Congress.
BUDGET: Threat to Food Stamps Lies Hidden in Ryan’s Plan
Hiding in the pages of the House of Representatives’ proposed 2012 budget is a stripping away of federal funding for our safety net food programs.
MAZON Board and Staff mourn the loss of Rabbi Jack Stern
It is with profound sadness that I share with you the death of our beloved MAZON board member, Rabbi Jack Stern (z”l).
MAZON welcomes Abby J. Leibman as President & CEO
Los Angeles, CA (March 1, 2011) – MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger, a leader in the national anti-hunger community, announced the appointment of Abby J. Leibman as its new President & CEO. Ms. Leibman brings to MAZON an extensive background in advocacy in nonprofit and state government arenas and a distinguished record of leadership
For our nation’s children
Today President Obama signed the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act into law. The new statute provides $4.5 billion over ten years to, among other benefits, support and improve access to school lunches and breakfasts.
House passes Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act!
(from the Food Resource and Action Center) MAZON applauds the House of Representatives for passing The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act today. President Obama is expected to quickly sign the bill. This is very good news, but we’re not completely out of the woods yet. This bill includes a cut to future SNAP benefits