Attendees at this monthly event write letters pushing for specific policies to address hunger and poverty. Frank conversation is part of that.
Author Archive | Emily Cleath
Obtaining the resources that Michael is eligible for became a saga – a series of confusing barriers that no one in need of assistance should have to face.
Buried in Trump’s new federal budget is an idea that deserves to see the light of day – so people can see it for what it is: extravagant waste and bigotry.
When is half less than zero? When it’s the Pennsylvania state budget.
Twitter erupted recently over a tactless joke Pres. Trump’s Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos made about there being no free lunches. Here’s what has to happen next.
Twenty years ago, President Clinton and Congress ended cash assistance as we knew it. The thinking behind “welfare reform” was essentially this: the free ride is over.
We can’t pay for the government we really need if state lawmakers are unwilling to even pay for the government we have.
For many 13-year-old Jewish boys, the Bar Mitzvah is a weighty coming of age ceremony that they have long expected and prepared for. But Aaron Berger isn’t like most boys.
Earlier this month Just Harvest led a delegation to Washington, DC to urge our legislators to protect the federal food stamp program in the upcoming round of budget negotiations. What we encountered shocked us.
Will the real poverty rate please stand up? The standard figure – 15% – is now being recognized as only a snapshot of a moment in time and not a fully accurate measure of poverty in America.