Poverty persists in this country, as do government programs to help. But some do less today than before, despite growing need.
This following posts are commentaries authored by Just Harvest staff and the occasional guest blogger about hunger and poverty in public policy, culture and the media, and politics.
Juneteenth commemorates the emancipation of African-Americans who the Confederate South had held as slaves. Here’s why we celebrate it.
“All of us should be able to have a roof over our heads, take care of our kids, and live with dignity. The 2021 Child Tax Credit made that possible […]
New SNAP benefit levels go into effect today thanks to a long-sought change to how the USDA view people’s food needs.
Allegheny County Council is poised to approve $100 million in federal pandemic relief funds without any public input.
Our executive director Ken Regal says the city’s planned use of federal American Rescue Plan dollars doesn’t contain much rescuing.
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.
No one should have to worry about losing public assistance due to a bureaucratic error, especially not during a pandemic.