Tag Archives: low income persons

WIC and SNAP Celebrate Big Anniversaries

WIC 40 Years: “’As we commemorate 40 years of accomplishments, WIC’s impact can be seen not only through improved child health, but in healthcare cost savings and economic support for local merchants through WIC participant purchases,’ said Agriculture Under Secretary … Continue reading

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Act Now to Protect Vulnerable Persons in a Deficit Reduction Deal

From the Coalition on Human Needs (http://www.chn.org):   Deficit reduction deals should take cuts to programs for low- and moderate-income people off the table.  President Obama is scheduled to meet with Senate leaders today (June 28) to move a deal … Continue reading

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Urge Congress to Stand Up for Low-Income Americans in the Budget Debate

From Half in Ten (http://halfinten.org/):   Take Action to stand up for low income Americans in the budget debate at http://www2.americanprogress.org/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=114.   2011 presents us with new challenges to reduce poverty and ensure opportunity for all. Cuts have already been … Continue reading

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Poverty Simulation Video Course Available

From the Community Action Association of Pennsylvania (http://www.thecaap.org):   The Poverty Simulation Advocacy & Outcomes video course is an overview on how to use the Poverty Simulation as an effective tool for advocacy within your community.   The Poverty Simulation … Continue reading

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The Recession Generation: New Report from the Coalition on Human Needs

From the Coalition on Human Needs (http://www.chn.org):   The Center on Human Needs recently released a new report called The Recession Generation: Preventing Long-Term Damage from Child Poverty and Young Adult Joblessness.   Without immediate action, there is growing evidence … Continue reading

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