By C-SPAN Washington Journal (EXCERPT) Indivar Dutta-Gupta discusses the eligibility requirements for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) taking effect in September 2023 and the effectiveness of social safety net programs. Watch the episode here:
A family’s income during the prenatal and early years of a child’s life plays a significant role in her health, well-being, and cognitive development, all of which shape her future outcomes. Evidence abounds on the positive impact that income support programs—especially cash transfers—have on children.
In July 2023, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) addressed the issue of low community participation in rulemaking with a memorandum encouraging federal agencies to look for “meaningful and equitable” opportunities for public input.
To celebrate Disability Pride Month, we should uplift the stories and resilience of the disability community, and we also must advocate for policy solutions to promote equity and economic justice for people with disabilities.
By Alice Aluoch and Juliana Zhou Immigrants are essential members of our communities, yet they are often excluded from social safety net programs that their tax dollars subsidize for U.S. citizens. This exclusion was not always the case, but it changed in 1996 when federal…