Advocate for legislation that will help the growing number of New Yorkers and people across the country who are experiencing food insecurity because of the economic crisis resulting from COVID-19.
Join us to act now to strengthen the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Communicating with City, State, and Congressional elected officials is an effective way to build, strengthen, and protect policies that support food access for all New Yorkers.
The Administration proposed a rule to change how the poverty level is measured. The changes would result in fewer families being counted as below the poverty level, meaning thousands of low-income households could lose access to vital benefits.
Learn more about federal legislation enacted in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
On March 13, the D.C. federal district court issued a nationwide preliminary injunction temporarily blocking the rule on Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) requirements for Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents (ABAWDs), postponing the rule.