What's New @CFA

18Sep

-New video series highlights SNAP & workers

A new video from our partners at the Center for Budget & Policy Priorities highlights why working people need SNAP food aid. As Congress continues to consider proposals that would cut SNAP and millions of Americans who rely on this critical food assistance, the Center for Budget & Policy Priorities released a compelling series of videos that show why regular, working...

13Sep

-NJAHC changes its name

The New Jersey Anti-Hunger Coalition is now Hunger Free New Jersey! Our name now reflects the heart and soul of our mission and our vision – to work toward a time when every single New Jersey resident has enough healthy food to eat every single day. Our new name is solutions-oriented. This will help focus decision-makers, the public and our partners on...

06Sep

-Join us for a school breakfast event!

On Oct. 2, we’ll spotlight the importance of school breakfast and discuss a new law that requires high-poverty New Jersey schools to serve breakfast during the school day. Known as breakfast after the bell, this approach significantly boosts school breakfast participation. We are holding the event at the Richmond Avenue School in Atlantic City. The district is a leader in providing...

04Sep

-Sign our Protect SNAP Letter

Congress is back in session after the summer break and negotiations over SNAP and the Farm Bill will heat up quickly. Tomorrow, Sept. 5, the first meeting of a the farm bill conference committee, consisting of certain House and Senate members. We need to send a strong message that they must protect and strengthen SNAP – not cut it the way...

22Aug

-Read our primer about new breakfast law

A new state law requires high-poverty New Jersey schools to serve breakfast during the school day. Our new primer explains the ins and outs. Under legislation signed into law in May 2018, schools with at least 70 percent of students eligible for free or reduced-price meals must provide breakfast during the school day. Known as breakfast after the...

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