What are the long-term benefits of SNAP?


This week, the White House Council of Economic Advisers released a report yesterday on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), a critical safety net program for children and working families, as well as the poor elderly and people with disabilities. SNAP has played a critical role in lifting people out of poverty and effectively reducing food insecurity which faces one in five households with children. It is credited with boosting academic performance in kids and laying a foundation for economic self-sufficiency.

Earlier this fall, First Focus Campaign for Children sent this letter to the Senate regarding the newly released poverty data from the U.S. Census Bureau that once again shows the vital importance of SNAP to America’s children.

What are the long-term benefits of SNAP? New @CEAChair report v/ @Campaign4Kids: https://firstfocus.org/blog/what-are-the-long-term-benefits-of-snap/ #InvestInKids
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