Join Letter to Protect Colombian Human Rights & Social Leaders

We ask you to join us in expressing concern to the State Department about the accelerating rate of murders of Colombian human rights defenders and community-based social leaders. Please join us on the letter below outlining this urgent situation and recommending
actions the U.S. and Colombian governments might take to address it.

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Blue Star Families & MAZON: Farm Bill Proposal Gets Military Food Stamp Policy Wrong

As the House prepares to consider the 2018 Farm Bill, H.R. 2, we wanted to draw your attention to an op-ed that ran on military.com highlighting provisions in the bill that continue to make it more difficult for military families to receive food assistance. 
As the authors of the op-ed note, this bill “gets the policy on SNAP so very wrong and would make the problem of hunger worse.”

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Briefing tomorrow at 10am! Combating Food Insecurity: Exploring the Ways Federal Programs Can Improve Health and Cut Healthcare Costs

By now you should have received an invitation to an informative briefing on
Combating Food Insecurity: Exploring the Ways Federal Programs Can Improve Health and Cut Healthcare Costs sponsored by The Greater Boston Food Bank and Children’s HealthWatch, in conjunction with The Food is Medicine Working Group.  Please
see below for further details. 

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Food is Medicine Working Group Briefing next Tuesday!

By now you should have received an invitation to an informative briefing on
Combating Food Insecurity: Exploring the Ways Federal Programs Can Improve Health and Cut Healthcare Costs sponsored by The Greater Boston Food Bank and Children’s HealthWatch, in conjunction with The Food is Medicine Working Group.  Please
see below for further details. 

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LAST CALL – Support FY 2019 Funding for McGovern-Dole International Food for Education Program – Ag Approps

We ask you to join us in asking for robust funding for the
George McGovern – Robert Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program (McGovern-Dole) in the Fiscal Year 2019 Agriculture Appropriations Act. As you might know, President Trump’s budget recommends eliminating the McGovern-Dole program.
At a minimum, we ask that the program receive the same level of funding as provided in the House-passed FY 2018 Agriculture Appropriations Act, or the amount it may receive in the pending FY 2018 omnibus appropriations bill, whichever is
greater.

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CLOSING TODAY – Support FY 2019 Funding for McGovern-Dole International Food for Education Program – Ag Approps

We ask you to join us in asking for robust funding for the
George McGovern – Robert Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program (McGovern-Dole) in the Fiscal Year 2019 Agriculture Appropriations Act. As you might know, President Trump’s budget recommends eliminating the McGovern-Dole program.
At a minimum, we ask that the program receive the same level of funding as provided in the House-passed FY 2018 Agriculture Appropriations Act, or the amount it may receive in the pending FY 2018 omnibus appropriations bill, whichever is
greater.

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