Our executive director Ken Regal says the city’s planned use of federal American Rescue Plan dollars doesn’t contain much rescuing.
Articles and notes from Just Harvest staff and partners.
On July 10, Pittsburgh Food Policy Council provided additional testimony to City Council on their planned use of American Rescue Plan funds.
Sam Applefield of Pittsburgh Food Policy Council (PFPC) says the next city budget should include a Food Justice Fund.
It is now up to the Board to quickly authorize a paid sick days policy that protects everyone who works in the county.
The Child Tax Credit (CTC) has been expanded for 2021 to help people through the COVID-19 pandemic and address child poverty.
PA Dept. of Human Services (DHS) is paying retroactive emergency allotments to SNAP households who were denied them from September 2020 to March 2021.
No one should have to worry about losing public assistance due to a bureaucratic error, especially not during a pandemic.
We joined U.S. Sen. Bob Casey of PA and other community leaders at a press conference about how the American Rescue Plan will help families and children.
Even if you don’t normally file taxes, you should file for a stimulus payment right away. You could get money from the IRS even if you don’t have earnings!
We joined allies in making clear how how PAAC’s new fare proposal falls short of ensuring mobility and food access for low-income transit riders.