Partners for a Hunger Free Oregon Legislative Agenda

February 2, 2011 at 5:11 am Leave a comment

2011 Legislative Agenda

Contact: Patti Whitney-Wise

Executive Director

Email, (503) 595-5501, Ext. 302

Contact your legislator about these important priorities.

Download a printer-friendly version. (PDF, 400 KB)

PRESERVE food services that help end hunger

  • General Fund Food Program
  • School Breakfast co-pay
  • Summer Food Service Program for kids
  • WIC/Senior Farm Direct Program

PRESERVE basic services that stabilize families

  • Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)
  • Employment-Related Day Care (ERDC)
  • Emergency Housing Account (EHA) 
  • Headstart 

STRENGTHEN services that help Oregonians both meet  their basic needs and prepare for the future

  • Expand the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families grant and eligibility levels
  • Stabilize Housing costs for families
  • Provide start-up funds for the Afterschool Meal and Snack Program
  • Increase funding for WIC/Senior Farm Direct
  • Expand the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Funding ourpriorities 

 

Read our 5-year plan, Ending Hunger Before it Begins: Oregon’s Call to Action for more information on these and other ways to eliminate hunger in Oregon.

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