Our executive director considers the recent election, finding cause for optimism as well as clear proof that much work lies ahead.
This following posts are commentaries authored by Just Harvest staff and the occasional guest blogger about hunger and poverty in public policy, culture and the media, and politics.
The USDA still hasn’t released any guidance on how states can provide school meals benefits to families whose children are at home due to the pandemic. Here is what we know.
Just Harvest stands with allies who are working to stop the U.S. incarceration system and police from oppressing and killing people of color.
The COVID-19 pandemic is a crisis of shocking proportion. We eagerly yearn for a return to normal, even as we picture what “a new normal” might require.
A state-wide coalition has been trying to save a public program that helps the most vulnerable. But our opponents are equally determined.
Attendees at this monthly event write letters pushing for specific policies to address hunger and poverty. Frank conversation is part of that.
This “bully’s budget” projects great fortune for the next 10 years — as long as you’re powerful and wealthy, and don’t check the actual math.
Just Harvest joined Pittsburghers for Public Transit and other allies to highlight how transit equity is a civil rights issue for those who are likely to be in poverty.
“The new Trump Administration decision – which strips flexibility from states to provide nutrition assistance to people who are unemployed – is unworkable, hypocritical, cruel, and illegal.”
Clairton is one of the southwest PA towns where the decline of the steel industry hit hard. More than a decade ago, the last grocery store in town closed.