This report will explore the prevalence and connectedness of food insecurity and poverty in Louisiana, the role of SNAP in addressing those issues, and the far-reaching impacts that the program has on the health and economic wellbeing of our state. … Read more
This report will outline the impact of the waiver loss as well as two state-sponsored options available to ABAWDs to meet SNAP (Basic Food) work requirements: Workfare and Basic Food Employment & Training (BFET).
Philabundance Agency Advocacy Toolkit is a resource intended to enable food pantry, soup kitchen, and other direct service providers to effectively advocate on behalf of state and federal anti-hunger programs. The toolkit includes information about how to engage with elected officials, develop a … Read more
Dead Ends: Assessing Transportation Barriers among the ABAWD Population in Illinois is the culmination of Maria Cristina’s work at the Illinois Hunger Coalition, where she spent her field placement researching the impact of SNAP work requirements on the Able-Bodied Adults Without … Read more
CalFresh: The Most Vital Anti-Hunger Intervention in San Diego County provides an overview of food insecurity in San Diego County, highlighting issues unique to the region. Through a data analysis of food assistance sources in San Diego County and a … Read more
Able Bodies, Empty Stomachs provides an analysis of the SNAP ABAWD policy, and includes strategies for advocates to reduce the policy’s impact on low-income communities. Pennsylvania’s experience is presented as a case study.
SNAP Time Limit: A Direct Service Organization’s Guide to ABAWD and Screening for Exemptions in Mississippi provides direct service organizations with a basic understanding of the SNAP time limit and the new requirements for ABAWDs. The report also includes tools … Read more
SNAP Outreach in the Magnolia State is a toolkit for social service providers in the Jackson metropolitan area interested in conducting SNAP outreach at their organization. Based on feedback from current SNAP participants and social service providers in Jackson, the … Read more
A Primer on the Restaurant Meals Program in California, Preventing Hunger Among the Elderly, Disabled & Homeless in the Golden State is a report that aims to improve the understanding and implementation of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program’s (SNAP) restaurant meals … Read more
How Much Does it Cost to Eat Healthy? analyzes the cost of healthy groceries in the District of Columbia’s grocery stores. The report includes quantitative analysis of USDA’s Thrifty Food Plan and local and federal policy recommendations.
SNAP Outreach Initiative in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is a best practices report for anti-hunger advocates in Pittsburgh to utilize undersubscribed government programs for underserved communities.
SNAP Into Action: Idaho’s SNAP Outreach Plan by The Idaho SNAP Advisory Network provides a framework for partner organizations throughout Idaho to unite around a cohesive SNAP outreach strategy. The plan details the need for outreach, best practices from other … Read more