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Cory Booker Food Stamps

'You Will Be In An Endless Circle': A Food Stamp Testimonial

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.13.2012 | Politics

Newark Mayor Cory Booker recently spent a week living on food stamps, an event that prompted a number of HuffPost readers to write in and tell us abou...

'There Is No Weaning From The System': One Food Stamp Recipient Shares Her Story

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics

This Tuesday, Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) began a much-publicized "food stamp challenge," a project that involves living on less than $30 worth of gr...

Letters From Food Stamp Recipients, Part Two: Government Help 'Makes Futures Possible'

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) is midway through his weeklong food stamp challenge, and readers are still writing in to tell us about their own experien...

My Top 10 Ingredients for a Healthy SNAP Diet

Alli Sosna | Posted 02.04.2013 | Home
Alli Sosna

If more people would realize how challenging it is to live healthfully off of food stamps that would be the beginning of a real dialogue in America about food costs, hunger and how to eat healthfully on a limited budget.

'It Is Nowhere Near Enough': Advice For Cory Booker's Food Stamp Challenge

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.06.2012 | Politics

Newark mayor Cory Booker is living on food stamps this week, spending less than $5 a day on his meals. Some critics have suggested that a week isn't e...

Can Food Stamp Challenges Increase Advocacy For The Poor? | Posted 11.29.2012 | Impact

As the outcome of a debate he had with a Twitter follower, Newark Mayor Cory Booker says he will spend December 4 through 11 trying to live on food st...

The Challenge You Didn't Hear About: Cory Booker Goes Two for Two (Will You Join?)

Jeff Halevy | Posted 01.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Jeff Halevy

Newark Mayor Cory Booker made headlines this week by accepting a challenge from a Twitter follower to live on food stamps for a week. Never one to accept merely one challenge at a time, he also accepted a challenge from me.

Cory Booker To Live On Food Stamps After Making Twitter Challenge

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 11.21.2012 | Impact

Not content to simply rescue neighbors from burning buildings and invite cold Hurricane Sandy victims into his home, Cory Booker has a new plan to con...