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TASK FORCES
POVERTY AD HOC
 

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The CCD Poverty Ad Hoc Taskforce works on federal legislation and policies to reduce poverty and increase opportunity among people with disabilities and their families.

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Poverty Ad Hoc Task Force
CCD Preserve SNAP Fact Sheet
In the U.S., all too often food insecurity and disability go together. Families that include people with disabilities are two to three times more likely to experience food insecurity than families that have no members with disabilities. Similarly, people experiencing food insecurity have increased likelihood of chronic illness and disability.
(May 8,  2018) - Download [ PDF ]
Poverty Ad Hoc Task Force
CCD House Farm Bill Letter
The undersigned members of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) urge you to continue the longstanding bipartisan commitment to protect and strengthen the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) by rejecting proposals to restrict eligibility, reduce benefits, cap or reduce funding, or make harmful structural changes to SNAP in the Farm Bill.
(May 7,  2018) - Download [ PDF ]
Poverty Ad Hoc Task Force
CCD House Farm Bill Letter
On behalf of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Poverty Ad Hoc Task Force, we urge you to continue the longstanding bipartisan commitment to protect and strengthen the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) by rejecting proposals to restrict eligibility, reduce benefits, cap or reduce funding, or make harmful structural changes to SNAP in the Farm Bill.
(April 17,  2018) - Download [ PDF ]
Poverty Ad Hoc Task Force
CCD SNAP ANPR Comments
The undersigned members of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) submit the following comments on U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking “Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: Requirements and Services for Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents” (RIN 0584–AE57, 83 Fed. Reg. 8013, published February 23, 2018).
(April 9,  2018) - Download [ PDF ]
 
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