MAZON Taking Action

article We Support: Letter From the Coalition Against Religious Discrimination to USDA in Opposition to Implementation of Executive Order Feb 18, 2020

MAZON joined 36 organizations in a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture opposing the proposed rule to implement Executive Order 13831. This rule would strip away strip away religious freedom protections from people, often vulnerable and marginalized, who use government-funded social services; expand or create religious exemptions for faith-based providers; and create flawed rules for “indirect” aid programs that will harm the religious freedom of beneficiaries.

article We Support: Letter From the Coalition Against Religious Discrimination to HHS in Opposition to Implementation of Executive Order Feb 18, 2020

MAZON joined 36 organizations in a letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services opposing the proposed rule to implement Executive Order 13831. This rule would strip away strip away religious freedom protections from people, often vulnerable and marginalized, who use government-funded social services; expand or create religious exemptions for faith-based providers; and create flawed rules for “indirect” aid programs that will harm the religious freedom of beneficiaries.

article We Support: Letter From the Coalition Against Religious Discrimination to VA in Opposition to Implementation of Executive Order Feb 18, 2020

MAZON joined 36 organizations in a letter to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs opposing the proposed rule to implement Executive Order 13831. This rule would strip away strip away religious freedom protections from people, often vulnerable and marginalized, who use government-funded social services; expand or create religious exemptions for faith-based providers; and create flawed rules for “indirect” aid programs that will harm the religious freedom of beneficiaries.

article We Support: Letter Signed By Over 120 Organizations to Congressional Leadership Calling for the Reauthorization of the Older Americans Act Feb 7, 2020

MAZON joined 126 organizations in a letter to Congressional Leadership supporting the Supporting Older Americans Act of 2020 (H.R. 4334) to swiftly reauthorize the Older Americans Act (OAA). The OAA is essential to developing, coordinating, and delivering home and community-based services that help older adults remain in their homes and communities as they age. Many individuals served by OAA-funded programs would otherwise be at significant risk of hunger, isolation, abuse, and losing their ability to choose where they want to age.

article MAZON Written Testimony Opposing Poverty Threshold Rule Change Feb 6, 2020

MAZON applauds the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Reform for holding a series of hearings about the “Trump Administration’s Attack on Children.” We submitted written testimony for the hearings on Proposed Changes to Broad-Based Categorical Eligibility for SNAP.

article MAZON Written Testimony Opposing Poverty Threshold Rule Change Feb 5, 2020

MAZON applauds the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Reform for holding a series of hearings about the “Trump Administration’s Attack on Children.” We submitted written testimony for the hearings on Proposed Changes to the Poverty Line Calculations.