On June 25, bus riders will be laying out the four planks of the Riders’ Transit Vision for growing transit service in the region as well as celebrating the preservation and restoration of key bus lines in the Mon Valley.
In part two of Sara’s story she shares what she went through as a drug addict, why it’s harder for women, and what has helped changed her life.
Sara has been nearly everything many people fear to be the worst about those who receive government assistance. She is also so much more. Here is part one of her story.
For this long-time Just Harvest Board member, economic injustice was a personal threat. She understood the pain of skipping a meal.
Working in a grocery store used to be a good, family-supporting career. Deliberate changes in the industry have driven workers into poverty, including 3,600 Giant Eagle employees.
The partisan bill will erode food security in two major ways, leaving tens of thousands of Pennsylvanians without food assistance, and hundreds of thousands more at risk.
Expanding SNAP’s ‘work requirements’ will make it harder for millions of workers to consistently put food on the table. Call your House Rep. to say “Hands off SNAP!”
Please take action NOW to oppose Pennsylvania House Bills 2138 and 1659, which would add and expand cruel, costly, and unnecessary time limits on Medicaid and SNAP.
Their new plan and a revised federal grant application will better serve the Mon Valley. This victory comes after hundreds of riders, bus drivers, advocates, and a variety of stakeholders have mobilized for months to raise concerns about the Port Authority’s Bus Rapid Transit plan.
The primary program that helps struggling Americans afford food, is at risk of being seriously restricted from helping those in need. Here’s a fast and easy way to help protect SNAP.