SNAP Benefits Are Important to Young People in the United States

“The proposed change is ill-informed, overly bureaucratic, and further punishes and stigmatizes low-income children, young people, and families who rely on this crucial nutrition assistance. Working with thousands in the Bronx community every year, we know how difficult it already is to qualify for and maintain SNAP benefits, due to highly restrictive eligibility requirements. These changes would make it even harder for families to put food on the table and implies that the government knows what food we should be buying and eating better than we do.”

Kiana Davis, a Benefits Advisor in our Civil Action Practice speaks with Teen Vogue about how replacing half of monthly SNAP benefits with a “Harvest Box” would have serious repercussions for our clients.

Read the story here.