Proposed SNAP Rule: Requirements for Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents (ABAWDs)

The USDA recently proposed a rule to restrict how states provide SNAP benefits to certain able-bodied adults without dependents. The federal rule is estimated to eliminate SNAP benefits for as many as 755,000 people across the country and reduce benefits by $15 billion over ten years. If enacted, this rule will reduce SNAP participation, increase … More Proposed SNAP Rule: Requirements for Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents (ABAWDs)

ACTION ALERT: WIC Expansion Act of 2018

Women, Infants, and Children Program Expansion Act of 2018 Community Action Guide Prepared by the DC Food Policy Council’s Working Group on Sustainable Food Procurement What is WIC and why does it matter? WIC is a federal program intended to safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, and children up to age 5 by providing … More ACTION ALERT: WIC Expansion Act of 2018