The package contains powerful public policies to help suffering American households, but pervasive hunger and poverty will likely continue.
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Just Harvest and 21 community, advocacy, and labor organizations urged our U.S. Senators and Representatives to enact specific relief measures.
What can people waiting for unemployment benefits, or who aren’t eligible for them, do to pay their bills? There are options.
Information on public assistance programs, emergency relief measures, and other resources to help you through the economic impact of COVID-19.
More SNAP recipients who face barriers to work will be subjected to a three-month time limit on receiving nutrition assistance.
Most Americans understand that hunger doesn’t help people find jobs. It was time to make that clear to the Trump administration.
The idea that only some Americans in poverty deserve help stems from assumptions about poverty and work that don’t match up with reality.
Starting next year thousands of PA residents will lose their SNAP benefits. Why this is happening and how to help those facing food stamp work requirements.
A recent article on National Public Radio (NPR) notes that the unemployment rate has reached 8.5%, the highest it has been since 1983. In the month of January, 741,000 people lost their jobs, the largest number of layoffs in a single month since October of 1949. With numbers like these, it can cause a bit […]