Posted by nyccah blog on November 27, 2012
Submitted by nyccah blog on Tue, 11/27/2012 - 15:30
There has been recent focus in economic studies on the link between health and human capital. This study done by the economists from the University of California at Davis, and other partners from the National Bureau of Economic Research, examines the long-term effects that the attainment of SNAP benefits have. Most significant, as quoted from the study:
Posted by nyccah blog on November 26, 2012
Submitted by nyccah blog on Mon, 11/26/2012 - 19:44
Each year, NYCCAH produces comprehensive guides, also known as "street sheets," to free food access in specific neighborhoods within the five boroughs. Thanks to a generous City Council grant, we were able to re-design and print brand new and recently released 2012-2013 guides with information on how and where to access the federal SNAP/Food Stamp program, WIC, School and Summer Meals, senior meals, and various other assistance resources for the neighborhood covered.
Posted by admin on November 19, 2012
Submitted by admin on Mon, 11/19/2012 - 22:43
Posted by nyccah blog on November 12, 2012
Submitted by nyccah blog on Mon, 11/12/2012 - 12:45
The Coalition has asked President Obama to publicly re-commit—and to take very concrete steps to implement—his pledge to end child hunger in America by 2015 as a down payment on ending all hunger in America, by ensuring that all children have sufficient access to nutritious, affordable food on a daily basis in a letter send this past weekend. Download the PDF of the letter here or read the letter online below.
Posted by nyccah blog on November 3, 2012
Submitted by nyccah blog on Sat, 11/03/2012 - 17:50
Posted by nyccah blog on October 19, 2012
Submitted by nyccah blog on Fri, 10/19/2012 - 11:31
The remarkable results of a commitment NYCCAH made at the 2011 Clinton Global Initiative America (CGI) meeting.
Posted by admin on October 12, 2012
Submitted by admin on Fri, 10/12/2012 - 14:40
Share Our Strength's latest "No Kid Hungry" campaign features prominent figures speaking about the importance of SNAP (formerly known as the Food Stamp Program) in their own lives. Their message reiterates the importance of strengthening this important safety net program. Follow the link to view the ad: http://www.nokidhungry.org/snap/protect-snap#prettyPhoto/0/
Posted by nyccah blog on October 9, 2012
Submitted by nyccah blog on Tue, 10/09/2012 - 09:18
Industry, Government and Non-Profit collaborate on project to engage volunteers
and achieve greater impact to reduce hunger nationwide
Philadelphia Mayor and U.S. Department of Agriculture Offer Support
Posted by bboyd on September 23, 2012
Submitted by bboyd on Sun, 09/23/2012 - 17:25
DAILY NEWS: Mayor Bloomberg tells city's poor not to get discouraged, says the economy will renew - Comments draw ire of critics as number of residents living below poverty line rose 4.5 percent in 2011
By Christina Boyle / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
Times are tough — but hang in there.
That was Mayor Bloomberg’s message Friday as he railed at the “bums” in Washington who don’t know how to fix the economy, and faced off criticism that his administration hasn’t done enough to help the poor.
Posted by nyccah blog on September 20, 2012
Submitted by nyccah blog on Thu, 09/20/2012 - 10:02
For Immediate Release: September 20, 2012
100,000- Person Increase in City’s Poor Over Two Years
Advocates Calls for City to “Replace Excuses with New Policies”
The following is a statement by Joel Berg, Executive Director of New York City Coalition Against Hunger, in response to federal data released today on poverty in New York City: