Posted by bboyd on February 8, 2012
Submitted by bboyd on Wed, 02/08/2012 - 12:19
MEDIA ADVISORY: Boston to Host Swearing-In of Second Year Class of National Anti-Hunger Service Program
Posted by bboyd on February 6, 2012
Submitted by bboyd on Mon, 02/06/2012 - 14:54
From this morning's Los Angeles Times Op-Ed:
"In today's hard times, with growing poverty and rising food prices, there is widespread recognition that making ends meet is no small feat, even for the middle class, and that food stamps are essential."
FULL TEXT HERE
Posted by bboyd on January 30, 2012
Submitted by bboyd on Mon, 01/30/2012 - 11:16
Directors Lori Silverbush and Kristi Jacobson talk to the LA Times about Finding North, a new documentary exploring the systemic issues of domestic hunger.
An official entry to the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, Finding North includes a cameo from NYCCAH Executive Director Joel Berg!
Click the poster below for the full article.
Posted by bboyd on January 26, 2012
Submitted by bboyd on Thu, 01/26/2012 - 13:12
First Lady Michelle Obama joins Goya Foods in announcing "Mi Plato" Resources for Families
The White House
Office of the First Lady
For Immediate Release
January 26, 2012
Tampa, Florida -
Posted by bboyd on January 20, 2012
Submitted by bboyd on Fri, 01/20/2012 - 16:27
Broad Array of Groups, People Boost Cuomo Child Hunger Plan
Praise Governor’s Decision to End “Wasteful, Harmful” Finger Imaging Process
Non-Profits and Religious Leaders Across the City Cheer Effort
Governor’s Web Site Enables All New Yorkers to ‘Get Involved’
Posted by bboyd on January 17, 2012
Submitted by bboyd on Tue, 01/17/2012 - 12:32
The 9th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Serve-A-Thon brought out hundreds of volunteers yesterday to celebrate the legacy of Dr. King through community service activities.
Organized by the New York City Coalition Against Hunger, Serve-A-Thon events included Breakfast in the Classroom outreach, public art projects, food stamps screenings and enrollment assistance at supermarkets, and general-improvement efforts at emergency food programs throughout the five boroughs.
Click through for media coverage from CBS, NY 1, WNYC & El Diario!
Posted by bboyd on January 6, 2012
Submitted by bboyd on Fri, 01/06/2012 - 12:39
In the wake of Governor Cuomo's announcement he would end the practice of finger-imaging food stamps applicants, the Times took a good look at the stigma attached to this shameful and wasteful rule.
Posted by bboyd on January 4, 2012
Submitted by bboyd on Wed, 01/04/2012 - 16:54
Posted by bboyd on January 3, 2012
Submitted by bboyd on Tue, 01/03/2012 - 10:11
Posted by bboyd on December 27, 2011
Submitted by bboyd on Tue, 12/27/2011 - 11:38
A Living Wage, Long Overdue
Published: December 25, 2011
New York City provides hundreds of millions of dollars a year in taxpayer-financed subsidies to private developers. It is only right that the jobs created by those projects pay a decent wage. The Fair Wages for New Yorkers Act, widely known as the living-wage bill, would nudge these employers in the right direction.