MAZON Taking Action
We, the undersigned national Jewish organizations and institutions, are united in our belief that government should work to expand, not limit, access to health care. We are deeply concerned that the Graham-Cassidy health care proposal will significantly undermine access to care for the most vulnerable. We call on you to oppose this bill when it comes to a vote.
We Support: More than 1,500 groups call on congress to pass a budget that promotes opportunity for all, protects basic living standards, and protects our environment Jul 11, 2017
“Our message to you is clear: there is no way to keep the promise of prosperity for all Americans, including families with children, women, seniors, people with disabilities, communities of color, and others who are being left behind in the 21st century economy, without significantly increasing investments in public education, affordable housing, health and nutrition, public transit, roads and bridges, clean air, clean water, clean energy, child care, and other means of making investments in communities that also create good jobs.”
We Support: Cosponsor the Bipartisan Anti-Lunch Shaming Act (H.R. 2401) May 10, 2017
No children should ever have to go to the school cafeteria and be publicly humiliated because they cannot afford their lunch. No students should be asked to do chores in front of their peers, made to wear wristbands or handstamps, or have their lunch thrown out as their friends look on.
We Support: Congress: Adequately fund the Census Bureau in 2017-2018 Apr 20, 2017
We, the undersigned faith organizations and members of the Interreligious Working Group on Domestic Human Needs, urge you to increase funding for the U.S. Census Bureau in the House and Senate Commerce, Justice, and Science bills for Fiscal Year 2017 and Fiscal Year 2018. Our faith traditions compel us to care for those most in need, and providing adequate funding for an effective 2020 Census is a crucial prerequisite for federal policies and programs to respond to the needs of marginalized communities.
We Support: Assembly Bill 453 (Limón) - College Student Hunger Apr 19, 2017
MAZON is pleased to support Assembly Bill 453 (Limón) which establishes an innovative approach to provide some support to food insecure students on California's college campuses. The "Food Insecure-Free Campus" designation would encourage and incentivize anti-hunger efforts on California's public university campuses.
Serving their country, struggling to feed their families Apr 18, 2017
"It's about a system that was designed to support them that is failing in that goal," said Leibman. "We have a military that takes care of its own. Well, here's a place where it's failing, so it needs to course correct." - Abby J. Leibman Read the full article on KPCC