The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) submits these comments to express our concerns about the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) proposed rule regarding the Food and Nutrition Service’s (FNS) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Quality Control (QC) system. >>Read comment
The Children Thrive Action Network (CTAN), along with seven partners and one independent researcher, held listening sessions across the country to learn about the concerns, desires, and challenges of immigrant parents and youth.
CLASP supports the USDA’s proposed rule to lower the Community Eligibility Provision from 40 percent to 25 percent ISP, which is expected to create the opportunity for an additional 9 million students to have access to free school meals.
SNAP is the nation’s most important anti-hunger program, assisting 41 million people to put food on the table monthly. SNAP provides essential nutritional support for diverse populations, including families with children, older adults, and people with disabilities. Yet eligibility rules in SNAP and other public…
This brief recommends actions that federal, state, and local policymakers and administrators can take to ensure these programs better meet the needs of disabled people at a time when the disabled population is skyrocketing.