“The indigenous hunting and fishing practices of ALL Alaska Natives, including the harvesting and sharing of fish, game, and other resources and the ceremonies which accompany these practices provide for the SOCIAL, CULTURAL, SPIRITUAL, & ECONOMIC WELL-BEING & SURVIVAL of the Alaska Native community
Category Archives: Food Security Pubs
Food Choices: Families or Corporations
Will Congress choose need or greed? Cutting the federal deficit means making some tough choices. The new report, Food Choices: Families or Corporations and online petition asks Congressional super committee members to look at bloated federal subsidies for giant corporations before they cut food assistance struggling families depend on. Released in partnership with theContinue reading “Food Choices: Families or Corporations”
Hunger In South Dakota: And What State Leaders Can Do About It
Low-income families in South Dakota are struggling. They are struggling to find jobs that pay a living wage. They are struggling to pay rising utility, housing, and health care costs. And, they are struggling with the basic task of putting food on their tables. This study, the first of its kind, examines the food securityContinue reading “Hunger In South Dakota: And What State Leaders Can Do About It”
Confronting Barriers: Stories of Oregon Food Stamp Applicants
Many Oregon residents have lost access to public programs because of recent deep budget cuts, including major cuts to public health care programs. The Food Stamp Program is increasingly important as many Oregon families face difficult times and increased medical costs. In this report, several food stamp applicants describe their experiences and the barriers theyContinue reading “Confronting Barriers: Stories of Oregon Food Stamp Applicants”
Freed Today, Hungry Tomorrow: An Assessment of the Drug Felony Disqualification in Washington’s Food Stamp Program
This report documents the harmful effects of Washington State’s policy of denying food stamps to former drug felons. This report identifies which groups are most hurt by the drug felony disqualification and illustrates how this policy is unsound.
Stamp Out Hunger: Invest in Food Stamps, Invest in Montana’s Families and Economy
The Food Stamp Program is one of the most cost-effective public assistance programs available to states. This is because the federal government covers the entire cost of food stamp benefits, and states only pay half of the administrative costs. By increasing food stamp allocations, Montana could ensure that people have sufficient food. Such an increaseContinue reading “Stamp Out Hunger: Invest in Food Stamps, Invest in Montana’s Families and Economy”
A State of Hunger: Improving Washington’s Food Stamp Program
Washington families are going hungry due to inadequate food stamp benefits and overly restrictive eligibility rules. This report describes how Washington can improve its Food Stamp Program.
Hunger Under the Big Sky: How Montana Can Improve the Food Stamp Program and Help Eliminate Hunger for Low-Income Families
Low-income Montana families face hunger. This report describes how state can improve the Food Stamp Program. Download the report.
The Food Stamp Program: Our Nation’s Defense Against Hunger
Personal stories of families living with food insecurity and how the Food Stamp Program can help. Download the report.
Bring the Harvest Home: Hunger in Idaho and What State Leaders Can Do About It
Hunger greatly affects Idaho’s low-income families. This report covers measures the state can take to ensure families and individuals no longer go hungry. Download the report.