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HFFI Bill Would Expand Healthy Food Access, Revitalize Communities

HFFI Bill Would Expand Healthy Food Access, Revitalize Communities

14 Feb 2018 | PolicyLink, The Food Trust, and Reinvestment Fund

Across the country, nearly 40 million Americans live in rural and urban neighborhoods where easy access to affordable, high-quality, and healthy food is out of reach. A new bill, introduced by Representatives Marcia Fudge (D-OH) and Dwight Evans (D-PA), addresses this critical | Read more >

Partnering with Grocery Stores to Uplift Philadelphia Communities

24 Jan 2018 | Tanya Holmes and The FARE Project

By Lauren Vague Stager, Uplift Workforce Solutions

"We ARE here as a group!" is one of the phrases that stuck out as I sat in the classroom of the Uplift Workforce Solutions training center. In early January 2018, the fifth cohort of the program began.  There are 29 | Read more >

The Fierce Urgency of Now

The Fierce Urgency of Now

12 Jan 2018 | PolicyLink

January brings us three months closer to Equity Summit 2018, where thousands will convene to set an equity agenda for the nation. The 15th of this month marks what would have been Dr. King’s 89th birthday, and 2018 is also the 50th anniversary of his Poor People’s Campaign, which | Read more >