You are invited to join anti-hunger advocates from across the state for Hungry for Change Action Day on Wednesday, March 21 from 2:00 – 3:30 pm at the Connecticut State Capitol in the Old Judiciary Room. With threats to nutrition programs at the federal and state levels, now is the time for us to stand together and voice our solidarity with legislators in support of better access to the programs that nourish Connecticut! Light refreshments and snacks provided.
Key Note Speaker: Attorney General George Jepsen
Updates: Connecticut Food Bank, End Hunger Connecticut!, Foodshare CEOs
Action: Advocacy tips and opportunities, including letter writing and action planning around advocacy, healthy food access, and inequities in the food system
RSVP at www.surveymonkey.com/r/hgry4chng
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Jason Jakubowski, President & CEO, Foodshare
Bernie Beaudreau, CEO, Connecticut Food Bank
Shannon Yearwood, Executive Director, End Hunger Connecticut!
P.S. Pre-Event Action Opportunity: Proposed Senate Bill 270 would strip access to SNAP for many Connecticut residents who are struggling to find work. A public hearing is set for March 15 at 11:00 AM at the Legislative Office Building. Read the bill here. Consider attending the hearing to testify or contacting your local legislator.