Hunger is an issue that affects millions of Americans. You may have seen Food Stamped, a documentary film about living on a food stamp budget. You may have even taken the Food Stamp Challenge and seen what it's like to live on $31.50 for one week. No matter what, you know that hunger is a serious issue, and you can advocate on behalf of those in need. These resources can help you make an impact.
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(Information provided by the Jewish Council for Public Affairs and Forgotten Harvest)
- Jewish Council for Public Affairs - Look for the "Action Center" on the JCPA's home page for the latest actions you can take now to help those in need.
- Issue-Specific Poverty Resources - Connect to organizations that work on issues such as hunger, housing, healthcare.
- Federal Contacts Re Hunger - Contact information for Michigan's Congressional delegation, as well as key contacts for poverty-related issues.
- U.S. House of Representatives Calendar - Subject to change at any time, but may be used for planning purposes.
- U.S. Senate Calendar - Subject to change at any time, but may be used for planning purposes.
(Information provided by the Michigan Jewish Conference)
- Michigan League for Public Policy
- Poverty Issue Assistance
- How Does a Bill Become a Law in Michigan?
- Michigan State Senate Standing Committees
- Michigan Senate Appropriations Subcommittees
- Michigan State House Standing Committees
- American Jewish World Service
- Global Poverty Project
- Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
- The Borgen Project
- The Hunger Project