Nutritious Food
is a Human Right.
Nutritious Food
is a
Human Right.
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The Racialization of SNAP Policy

I had been told by another Black mother to go to the Dekalb Job Center office right before they opened. That way, you avoid the crowds and perhaps could mitigate the bad attitudes of the Human Resource Administration (HRA) workers. For the second time, but not the last, I was

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The ROOT Report: Awakening the healing traditions of Afro-Caribbean food

 
 
 
 
In the South Bronx and Northern Manhattan, many people find it difficult to get consistent access to fresh, healthy and nutritious food. Looking to educate people about healthy eating and address racial inequalities in our current food system, Ysanet Batista turned to the rich culture and

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Statement from WhyHunger on Lawsuit Against Trump Administration’s Plan to Cut Food Stamps

 
 
 
 
 
 
New York (January 17, 2020) – Alison Cohen, Senior Director of Programs at WhyHunger, issued the following statement regarding the lawsuit filed by 14 states, Washington, D.C. and New York City to block the Trump Administration’s new food stamp rule:
“This crucial lawsuit to

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