Our executive director Ken Regal says the city’s planned use of federal American Rescue Plan dollars doesn’t contain much rescuing.
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.
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.
Just Harvest staff watched the attempted siege of the Capitol Building on January 6, as well as the paltry response, with utter horror but not surprise.
Our executive director considers the recent election, finding cause for optimism as well as clear proof that much work lies ahead.
The USDA still hasn’t released any guidance on how states can provide school meals benefits to families whose children are at home due to the pandemic. Here is what we know.
Just Harvest stands with allies who are working to stop the U.S. incarceration system and police from oppressing and killing people of color.
The COVID-19 pandemic is a crisis of shocking proportion. We eagerly yearn for a return to normal, even as we picture what “a new normal” might require.