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Update on Federal and State Hunger News

It’s a busy time of year in Washington D.C., and Hunger Free Colorado is tracking Administrative actions and the Congressional agenda closely.  We are on the lookout for creative new ideas that would put a dent in hunger, but also on guard for policy and funding changes that would reduce Coloradans’ access to healthy, affordable […]

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Seize the Opportunity: Colorado Blueprint to End Hunger

Yesterday, the Colorado Blueprint to End Hunger was released. It would be remiss not to thank the Colorado Health Foundation for their key role. They have been a steadfast funder of work to improve access to healthy food for a number of years, and now they’re taking on the issue of hunger even more by […]

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Help Stop the Government from Recycling Totally Bogus Ideas!

It’s beginning to feel a lot like…1981? With the federal tax bill’s passage, Congressional leaders will turn their attention to cutting or changing programs that help Americans weather life storms, like food stamps and Medicaid, in 2018. One of the possible options may be “block grants,” which was first introduced 36 years ago. Who wants old, […]

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We stand with all Coloradans, no matter where they were born / Nos solidarizamos con todos en Colorado, sin importar dónde nacieron

                  Last month, the Trump administration rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Such executive action directly impacts the health and well-being of many individuals and families in Colorado, who now could face an uncertain future, which in turn affects all of us. DREAMers, their families, and […]

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Tell Colorado’s Members of Congress: Vote NO on House Budget Resolution

The time has come for a final push against the House budget resolution that includes harmful cuts to essential support programs. The House will be voting on its 2018 resolution this Thursday, October 5. As a reminder, the resolution proposes to cut food stamps by a total of $150 billion over the next decade, with […]

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Recap & resources: Hungry for Change Summit 2017

On behalf of our team at Hunger Free Colorado,  thank you to all who joined us (in-person and virtually) for the seventh annual Hungry for Change Summit last Wednesday! It was a great day of learning, networking, and sharing ideas and solutions that can move us toward a hunger-free Colorado. Equity, community engagement, and collaboration are key in creating […]

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Will you join me on Wednesday, Sept. 27?

It’s almost here! What I’m referring to is my favorite work day of the year – the Hungry for Change Summit. I know I say this every year, but that’s because it’s true. I love getting to spend the day learning alongside you and reconnecting. Haven’t registered yet? The conference sells out every year, but there’s […]

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