MAZON Taking Action
MAZON Urges Prioritizing SNAP in Next COVID-19 Response Bill Apr 8, 2020
MAZON issued a letter to Speaker Pelosi and Congressional Leadership outlining the importance of prioritizing SNAP increases in the next COVID-19 response bill, as well as a technical fix to address the needs of military families facing food insecurity.
MAZON Leads Jewish Call to Protect Nutrition Assistance During Coranvirus Crisis Apr 6, 2020
MAZON and National Council of Jewish Women led more than 1500 people in nearly every state in a letter calling for Governors to increase and expand access to federal nutrition assistance for low-income families in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.
We Support: Letter from 73 Organizations to OMB Requesting Comment Period Extension Apr 3, 2020
MAZON joined 73 organizations that serve and advocate for people living in poverty in a letter urging the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to extend the comment period for the Request for Comment on Considerations for Additional Measures of Poverty (OMB-2019-0007-0001) in light of the COVID-19 pandemic
We Support: Letter from Over 180 Jewish Communal Groups in Joint Statement of Solidarity Amid COVID-19 Outbreak Apr 1, 2020
MAZON joined more than 180 Jewish communal groups in a joint statement urging political leaders and all Americans to treat the COVID-19 pandemic as a moment for kindness and solidarity, and to make extra efforts to reach towards one another in support, not look to blame or scapegoat.
We Support: Letter from Anti-Hunger Organizations to USDA Calling for Additional Access to Meals Mar 25, 2020
MAZON joined 57 anti-hunger organizations in a letter urging USDA to use their administrative authority to ensure access to meals during this national emergency and to ease the administrative burden on state child nutrition agencies as well as Food and Nutrition Services staff by issuing additional national waivers.
We Support: Letter from 73 Organizations Calling on Congress to Protect Farmworkers During COVID-19 Mar 25, 2020
MAZON joined a letter from 73 organizations calling on Congressional Leadership to enact protections for farm workers in light of COVID-19, including removing barrier to accessing SNAP and other nutrition programs.