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Welcome to the MAZON Press Room, where you’ll find resources for Media.

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Abby J. Leibman
President & CEO
aleibman@mazon.org | (310) 442-0020

Leadership

Board Chair | Liz Kanter Groskind
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Press Releases & Statements

MAZON DISTRESSED ABOUT GROWING AND UNADDRESSED FOOD INSECURITY NEEDS, URGES FURTHER CONGRESSIONAL ACTION

MAZON DEEPLY CONCERNED ABOUT THE ADVERSE EFFECTS OF CORONAVIRUS CRISIS ON LOW-INCOME WOMEN AND FAMILIES, URGES FURTHER CONGRESSIONAL ACTION

MAZON OUTRAGED BY U.S. SUPREME COURT DECISION TO ALLOW
IMPLEMENTATION OF PUBLIC CHARGE RULE

MAZON OUTRAGED THAT CONGRESS YET AGAIN IGNORES THE NEEDS OF HUNGRY MILITARY FAMILIES BY NOT INCLUDING THE MILITARY FAMILY BASIC NEEDS ALLOWANCE PROVISION IN THE FY2020 NDAA BILL

MAZON DENOUNCES TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S FINAL RULE TO STRIP NUTRITION BENEFITS
FOR NEARLY 700,000 FOOD INSECURE AMERICANS | December 4, 2019

MAZON OBSERVES HUNGER & HOMELESSNESS WEEK TO RAISE AWARENESS OF CAMPUS HUNGER IN AMERICA | November 21, 2019

MAZON CALLS OUT SENATOR JIM INHOFE’S “SKINNY NDAA,” URGES CONGRESS NOT TO PASS A “HUNGRY NDAA” | November 7, 2019

MAZON LAUDS TEMPORARY INJUNCTIONS BLOCKING TRUMP’S PUBLIC CHARGE RULE FROM TAKING EFFECT ON OCT 15... | October 11, 2019

MAZON Rebukes Trump Administration’s Third Sneak Attack on SNAP | October 3, 2019

MAZON Concerned About Persistent Food Insecurity Amid Growing Attacks on Nutrition Assistance Programs | September 5, 2019

MAZON HORRIFIED BY PRESIDENT’S ACCUSATION THAT JEWISH PEOPLE ARE DISLOYAL FOR EXPRESSING POLITICAL OPINIONS | August 20, 2019

MAZON Sickened by Trump Administration’s Final Rule to Revise “Public Charge” Definition | August 12, 2019

MAZON Opposes Trump Administration’s Most Recent Attack on SNAP | July 23, 2019

MAZON Celebrates Committee Passage of the Military Family Basic Needs Allowance; Urges House Passage | June 13, 2019

MAZON: “Needless Delays For Critical $900 Million Puerto Rico Disaster Aid Extended Human Suffering” | June 6, 2019

MAZON’S Second Annual Jewish Clergy Justice Mission Brings Leaders to U.S. Capitol | May 6, 2019


National Hunger Seder Shines a Light on Senior Hunger | March 27, 2019

MAZON: President’s 2020 Budget Proposal Reveals Stunning Lack of Leadership | March 11, 2019


MAZON: USDA Waiver Rule Change Proposal Ignores the Realities of Millions of Americans | February 1, 2019


MAZON Reacts to GAO Report on Food Insecurity Among College Students | January 9, 2019

MAZON Condemns USDA Waiver Rule Change Proposal | December 20, 2018

MAZON Supports Bipartisan Farm Bill Package; Urges Passage | December 11, 2018


MAZON #FreedomFromHunger Campaign Highlights Veteran Hunger | November 12, 2018


MAZON Disappointed with Failure of Leadership on Farm Bill Reauthorization | September 28, 2018

MAZON Outraged by Proposed 'Public Charge' Rule Change | September 27, 2018


MAZON’s CEO Reacts to USDA Report on Food Security in the United States | September 5, 2018

Farm Bill Conference Committee Must Follow Senate's Lead | July 16, 2018

MAZON Celebrates Senate Farm Bill Passage  | June 28, 2018

MAZON Labels Passage of H.R. 2 a ‘Failure of Leadership’  | June 21, 2018

MAZON Calls Proposal for ‘Department of Health and Public Welfare’ a First Strike | June 21, 2018

MAZON Gratified by Senate Proposal for 2018 Farm Bill | June 8, 2018

MAZON’S Inaugural Rabbinic Justice Mission Brings Rabbis to the U.S. Capital to Urge Lawmakers to Protect SNAP | May 21, 2018

MAZON’s CEO Reacts to Defeat of the House Farm Bill | May 18, 2018

2018 Farm Bill Will Harm Real People | April 12, 2018

MAZON’s CEO Declares Trump’s “Poverty Reduction” Order Will Backfire | April 11, 2018

MAZON Strongly Supports the Bi-Cameral Military Hunger Prevention Act | March 5, 2018

MAZON Condemns Trump's Budget Proposal as a "Moral Disgrace" | February 12, 2018

MAZON Respond's to USDA's 2018 Farm Bill Legislative Principles | January 24, 2018

MAZON Launches Quick Reaction Fund | September 5, 2017

MAZON Condemns Chairman Mike Conaway’s Blocking Amendment to Help Military Families; Implores He Reverse Course | June 6, 2017

MAZON Responds to the White House’s Budget Proposal | May 23, 2017

MAZON Responds to the White House's "Skinny Budget" Proposal | March 17, 2017

MAZON Calls for Holistic Solutions to Address Growing Food Insecurity Among College Students | March 15, 2017

MAZON Responds to President Trump’s Address to Congress | February 28, 2017

MAZON Dismayed by Nomination of Governor Sonny Perdue as Agriculture Secretary | January 19, 2017

MAZON Supports Nomination of David Shulkin as Veterans Affairs Secretary | January 12, 2017

Statement by the National Anti-Hunger Organizations | December 14, 2016

Statement Regarding Introduction of Military Hunger Prevention Act by U.S. Rep. Susan Davis | November 18, 2016

MAZON, L.A. Award-Winning Creative Team Announce "This Is Hunger" Exhibit Launching Before Thanksgiving, Touring 30+ Cities | September 15, 2016

Statement Regarding Today's GAO Report on Food Assistance Programs for Active Military Members | July 15, 2016

National Hunger Seder at U.S. Capitol Highlights Hunger Among Military Families and Veterans | April 12, 2016

U.S. Hunger Commission Adopts MAZON Recommendations | January 5, 2016

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Selected Articles, Interviews & Op-Eds

Proposed food stamp changes didn't take veterans into account, officials say
Connecting Vets | January 9, 2020

Food stamp rolls have declined by 7M under Trump even before reforms take effect
Washington Examiner | January 8, 2020

We Choose To Keep People Hungry. We Don’t Have To.
T'ruah | December 30, 2019

'A terrible time to be poor': Cuts to SNAP benefits will hit 700,000 hungry Americans
USA TODAY | December 21, 2019

‘We’re Very Concerned’: Food Stamp Cuts Seen Hurting Jewish Poor
The New York Jewish Week | December 18, 2019

Davis, Mazon, seek food for military dependents
San Diego Jewish World | December 12, 2019

Trump’s SNAP judgement
Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle | December 11, 2019

2 Jewish groups say new food stamp rules will ‘devastate’ the needy
Jewish Telegraph Agency | December 10, 2019

How the Trump Administration’s Latest Attacks on Food Stamps Hurt Women
Ms. Magazine | December 5, 2019

No Woman, Child or Family Should Be Hungry Right Now
Ms. Magazine | November 28, 2019

MAZON Rebukes Trump Administration’s Sneak Attack on SNAP
Mann About Town | October 15, 2019

Federal judges rule against 'public charge' regulation, White House defiant
The Hagstrom Report | October 11, 2019

Mazon’s ‘This Is Hunger’ Exhibition Now Available Online
Jewish Journal | October 10, 2019

Congress must provide food security for military families
San Diego Jewish World | October 8, 2019

Fudge, MAZON, Feeding America criticize latest SNAP rule
The Hagstrom Report | October 4, 2019

Congressmen Panetta and Young Lead Letter to House and Senate Armed Services Committees Urging Retention of Critical Anti-Hunger Provision for Military Families
U.S. Representative Jimmy Panetta | September 26, 2019

Congress must act to fix military hunger in National Defense Authorization Act
The Hill | September 12, 2019

A food insecurity crisis afflicts military families
Military Families | July 23, 2019

Inside the Gates: Military Hunger Prevention Act would provide food assistance to service members
KTVA | July 22, 2019

This proposal would give more money to military families struggling to put food on the table
Military Times | July 18, 2019

Should Low-Income Military Families Get a Food Allowance? White House Says No
Military.com | July 18, 2019

A new bill would help keep low-income military families from going hungry. The White House isn't on board
Task & Purpose | July 18, 2019

San Diego congresswoman’s effort to address military family food insecurity faces hurdles
San Diego Union-Tribune | July 17, 2019

Why are many of America's military families going hungry?
NBC News | July 12, 2019

Ilhan Omar introduces bill to end school lunch debt shaming
CNN | June 19, 2019

Valerie Castile joins Rep. Ilhan Omar, Sen. Tina Smith for federal ban on school lunch 'shaming'
Minnesota Star Tribune | June 19, 2019

Key to Houston Food Bank’s Partnership Effort? A Nutrition Policy
Food Bank News | June 20, 2019

MAZON Highlights Food Insecurity at ‘Hunger Bites’ Event
Jewish Journal | June 12, 2019

MAZON Briefs Congress on Hunger Crisis in Rural America
Oregon Jewish Life | May 21, 2019

Hidden hunger on campus

The Daily Mississippian | April 12, 2019

Addressing Campus Hunger Head-On
The New York Jewish Week | March 27, 2019

AU must rethink how it approaches food insecurity

The Eagle | March 26, 2019

‘MORE THAN ONE-QUARTER OF ISRAELIS POOR OR NEARLY POOR’ - REPORT
The Jerusalem Post | March 14, 2019

How Trump’s 2020 Budget Hurts Hungry Women and Families
Ms. Magazine | March 13, 2019

US Senator, organizations address how to combat student food insecurity
The Daily Texan | February 7, 2019

Millions of College Students Are Going Hungry
The Atlantic | January 9, 2019

A season's greeting from the Trump administration: New work requirements for food stamps
Los Angeles Times | December 25, 2018

Public Charge Laws Prevented My Grandmother’s Escape from Nazi Germany
Baltimore Jewish News | November 28, 2018

How Three Women Are Pioneering to End Hunger in the U.S.

Woman's Day | November 14, 2018

MAZON #FreedomFromHunger Campaign Highlights Veteran Hunger
Detroit Jewish News | November 12, 2018

We’ve seen this before: Public charge rules used to disguise xenophobia
Arizona Jewish Post | October 26, 2018

Congress walking away from families who need help putting food on the table

Chicago Sun-Times | October 4, 2018

Proposed SNAP rules distort idea of 'helping' the poor

Albany Times Union | September 25, 2018

Keep eligibility rules for vital nutrition program 

NorthJersey.com | September 24, 2018

Farm Bill at the Wire; SNAP Work Rules a Big Snag
Public News Service | September 17, 2018

Farm bill conferees deliberate SNAP as Mathematica, ERS release reports
The Fence Post | September 6, 2018

3 reasons to support farm bill’s nutrition provisions

The Farmer | September 5, 2018

President Trump, Sen. Kennedy push work requirements for food stamp recipients
KSLA News 12 | August 2, 2018

Plan to move food stamps to new agency could make the program easier to overhaul
SF Gate | June 21, 2018

Trump wants to move food stamps to a new agency. That could make the program easier to overhaul.
The Washington Post | June 21, 2018

Cutting off food stamps in Louisiana would leave thousands hungry
The Times-Picayune | June 18, 2018

Rep. Chu Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Address College Hunger
South Pasadenan | June 15, 2018

Faith Leaders Applaud Senate's Bipartisan Farm Bill
Standard Newswire | June 13, 2018

Kicking the unemployed off SNAP will make people hungry, and it won't lift them out of poverty
Los Angeles Times | May 13, 2018

Pa. needs a Farm Bill that helps those in need, not one that makes more cuts

PennLive.com | May 9, 2018

The Federal Farm Bill Will Take Food Out of the Mouths of LGBT Seniors
Advocate | May 2, 2018

Members Of The Military Go Hungry, And Can't Always Get Federal Food Benefits
KCUR.org | April 27, 2018 

Farm Bill Proposal Gets Military Food Stamp Policy Wrong
Military.com | April 18, 2018

The 2018 Farm Bill Will Disproportionately Harm Single Mothers
Ms. Blog | April 18, 2018

Food stamp crackdown feared amid Trump jobs push
The Hill | March 9, 2018

Lawmakers push for military access to food assistance program

Stars and Stripes | March 2, 2018

How President's Food Stamp Cuts Would Impact Military Families
Military.com | February 14, 2018

'This Is Hunger' exhibit comes to the Peninsula
The Mercury News | January 12, 2018

This Is Hunger: Temple Beth Sholom Hosts Exhibit on America’s Food Security Crisis
Nevada Forward | December 19, 2017

Why so many veterans go hungry — and VA’s new plan to fix it
The Washington Post | October 9, 2017

Confronting Women’s Hunger
Ms. Blog | August 3, 2017

Tips & Tactics for Tackling The Top Topics Facing Our Nation
Breaking Through with Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner (podcast) | June 3, 2017

The Jewish Case Against Trump’s Budget From Hell
Forward | May 26, 2017

Left Behind: Military Families, Veterans and Hunger
Add Passion and Stir (podcast) | May 23, 2017

The Government's Bitter Herb Budget
Forward | April 7, 2017

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