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Food Stamp Challenges

Why It's More Important Now Than Ever For Congress Members To Experience Poverty

www.theatlantic.com | Posted 06.02.2014 | Impact

There were a dozen eggs, three mangoes, and six black plums, and that was a problem. The family in the bodega line would have to cut something from th...

Mayor Cory Booker: My Organic Food Stamp Challenge

Irma Jennings | Posted 11.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Irma Jennings

I'm more careful with food now. I don't waste it or scrape it into the garbage. I also feel empowered knowing that I can feed myself well for $4.40 a day.

Booker Starts Food Stamp Challenge With $27.98 Grocery Bill

AP | Posted 12.05.2012 | Impact

NEWARK, N.J. -- Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker is prepared for a food stamp challenge. He and one of his Twitter followers each plan to live for a...

Can Food Stamp Challenges Increase Advocacy For The Poor?

ideas.time.com | 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...