Urge Congress to reauthorize the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act to protect children who rely on these programs for critical nutrition needs.
Tell Congress to keep Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) strong by opposing budget proposals that would result in increased hunger in America.
Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Hunger
Capital of Economic Inequality?
Posted on Thursday August 13, 2015
Last July, I packed up all of my bags, loaded up the trunk of my dad’s car, and made the trek from New England to move to Washington D.C. and begin my post-collegiate professional life. While I’ve been enjoying the past year in the Nation’s Capital, amidst learning WMATA and running routes, dashing between meetings, […]
Forever Wandering in a (Food) Desert?
Posted on Wednesday July 08, 2015
Many of us take grocery stores for granted. We see them on our commutes home or we live within an easy walk or drive and also likely have a place near our workplaces that we can run to as well. In some areas, this is not the case. A food desert is an area where at […]
This Child Nutrition Reauthorization Day, Join the Reform Movement and Advocate For Child Nutrition Programs
Posted on Tuesday June 23, 2015
With school out for the summer, we must keep in mind how children get food outside of the cafeteria. Today is Child Nutrition Reauthorization National Call In Day, making it an especially timely opportunity to join anti-hunger advocates in supporting child nutrition programs. In July 2013, only three million children ate subsidized summer lunches on […]
Inaction Boggles the Mind: We Must End Child Hunger
Posted on Friday June 05, 2015
48.8 million Americans—including 16.2 million children— live in households that are food insecure. In particular, food insecurity is especially present in communities of color. Nearly one in four (24%) Latino households are food insecure and over than one in four Latino children (30%) live in food insecure households. In addition, of the top 10 US counties […]
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