MAZON Taking Action

article Join Us: Jewish Clergy Sign-on Letter to Protect SNAP May 17, 2018

MAZON invites Jewish clergy from across the nation to join our sign-on letter calling on lawmakers to protect SNAP and the millions of American families whose lives depend on it.

We Support: Letter to Congress Regarding Principles for a Faithful Farm Bill May 17, 2018

MAZON, along with over 50 national faith-based organizations, sent a letter to Members of Congress highlighting principles for a Farm Bill that protects and strengthens nutrition assistance programs in the U.S.

article We Support: Letter to Oppose H.R. 2, on Behalf of Women and Families May 11, 2018

MAZON joined 167 organizations to express opposition to the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (H.R. 2). This bill’s proposed changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) threaten the economic security of women and families.

article We Support: Letter to Oppose H.R. 2, on behalf of LGBTQ Community May 3, 2018

MAZON joined 56 LGBTQ and allied organizations to ask Congress to oppose the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018. This bill, as written, will have exceptionally negative impacts on the health and wellness of the LGBTQ community. 

article We Support: Letter to Express Concern About SNAP and Seniors in the Farm Bill Apr 17, 2018

MAZON joined 35 nonprofit, advocacy, and public health organizations to urge Congress to protect and strengthen SNAP in the Farm Bill, particularly on behalf of older Americans and seniors, who will be greatly impacted if these harmful proposals move forward.

article We Support: Appropriations Request to Adequately Fund the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Mar 30, 2018

WIC is an evidence-based program that has been instrumental in improving at-risk women and children’s health, growth and development for 44 years. MAZON joined anti-hunger and public health organizations and advocates to urge the Appropriations committee to continue to provide sufficient funding for WIC so that all eligible applicants can be served.