Feeding the Country during a Pandemic: Seven Ways Forward

A top priority for our nation’s emergency response should be figuring out how to feed those who already struggle with food insecurity and those who may be newly in need.

New Data Show about 1 in 10 Adults Turns To Charitable Food Assistance

How much do we know about individuals and families who use charitable food assistance?

Colder States Would Lose More SNAP Benefits under Proposed Changes

A proposal would change the way states consider utility costs, which can include winter heating bills, when determining eligibility for SNAP.

Administration’s SNAP Proposal Could Affect Free School Lunch—And Now We Know How Much

Schools using the Community Eligibility Provision to provide free lunch to all students could be affected by a recent proposal.

What Happened to People Affected by Work Requirements in Arkansas?

Arkansas is one of the first states to implement work requirements for Medicaid and SNAP.

How Uncertainty Surrounding the “Public Charge” Rule Leads to Hardship for Immigrant Families

Interviews with 25 adults in immigrant families reveal the unique challenges posed by fear and misinformation.

Expanding Child Care Subsidies Could Serve Two Million Additional Children

Our current child care system leaves many families unable to find or pay for high-quality child care.

More than Half a Million SNAP Recipients Could Lose Benefits over Time under Proposed Poverty Measure

The Trump administration has proposed changing how inflation is measured when setting federal poverty thresholds.

Unstable Work Patterns Challenge Compliance with Safety Net Work Requirements

The Trump administration continues to advance work requirements in federal health, nutrition, and rental assistance programs.

A Better Measure of Inflation Doesn’t Mean a Better Measure of Poverty

The Trump administration is proposing to change the way the US officially measures poverty.