Lauren Johnson knows all too well the stigma that’s often associated with having a felony conviction. Johnson now advocates with Austin-based nonprofit Grassroots Leadership to help people with a criminal history and their families get access to food stamps.
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“The truth is that one in seven Americans do receive SNAP because one in seven Americans live at or below the poverty level,” said Celia Cole, CEO of the Texas Food Bank Network.
1 percent of food stamp recipients have a graduate degree, a number that’s tripled since 2007.
A lot of people shop at farmers’ markets for fresh and locally grown produce, much of it organic. But until early in the 2000s, […]