Support Adequate Funding for State Food Purchase Program & Pennsylvania Agricultural Surplus System

From Hunger-Free Pennsylvania (http://www.hungerfreepa.org/): If you agree with the message below go to https://hungerfreepa.salsalabs.org/may2017emailactionalert/index.html TO TAKE ACTION TODAY! Please feel free to share this message far and wide! As a constituent who cares about the people in our community struggling … Continued

Pennsylvanians Ask PA Congressional Delegation to Reject Inhumane Cuts to Vital Federal Budget Programs

NOTE: The Pennsylvania Council of Churches signed this letter. Posted at http://www.thirdandstate.org/2017/june/pennsylvanians-ask-pa-congressional-delegation-reject-inhumane-cuts-vital-federal-budget-p Jun 19, 2017 04:24 pm | John Neurohr Nearly 70 Pennsylvania organizations signed on to the letter below asking members of the Pennsylvania congressional delegation to reject inhumane … Continued

Calls Needed This Week—Tell Representatives Not to Cut SNAP and Programs that Help Struggling Families

From the Coalition Against Hunger (https://www.hungercoalition.org/): The President’s proposed budget plan for SNAP would abandon the American commitment to ensure no child goes hungry in this country and would leave the unemployed, the elderly, and low-income working families more likely … Continued

The Gathering Offers Podcasts on Important Political/Theological Issues

From Repairers of the Breach (http://www.breachrepairers.org/): The Moral Movement is continuing to grow and build power through fusion politics in North Carolina and across the country. Now, Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, president and senior lecturer of Repairers of … Continued

Three-Fifths of Cuts in Trump Budget Come from Programs for Low- and Moderate-Income People

Posted at https://www.chn.org/2017/06/07/fact-week-three-fifths-cuts-trump-budget-come-programs-low-moderate-income-people/#.WTgb6uvysdU By Lecia Imbery June 7, 2017 A new analysis from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities found that roughly three-fifths of the $4.3 trillion of non-defense cuts in President Trump’s proposed FY18 budget come from programs assisting low- and … Continued

Urge PA Legislators to Support Adequate Funding for State Food Programs in PA Budget

From Hunger-Free Pennsylvania (http://www.hungerfreepa.org/): If you agree with the message below go to https://hungerfreepa.salsalabs.org/may2017emailactionalert/index.html to take action today. Please feel free to share this message far and wide! As a constituent who cares about the people in our community struggling … Continued

Which Types of Federal Housing Assistance Are Associated with Improved Health?

From Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania (http://www.housingalliancepa.org/): May 18, 2017 Living in public or multifamily housing, forms of federal housing assistance, is associated with a decreased chance of poor health or psychological distress, but Housing Choice Vouchers are not linked with … Continued

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