2020 Archives - Page 4 of 4 - Bread for the City

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Court Closures Spur Concerns About Backlogs and Access to Justice

BFC Managing Attorney Tracy Davis is quoted in this DC Bar News piece on how access to justice is impacted following the unprecedented shutdown of D.C. Superior Court and other judicial venues.

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Black Americans are dying of COVID-19 at disproportionate rates. That does not need to be the case in DC.

On May 1st, The DC Line published a commentary from BFC CEO George A. Jones.

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Black residents in D.C. are seeing the worst of the coronavirus. One NGO is trying to help.

As the coronavirus disproportionately impacts black communities in Washington DC, Bread for the City is featured as one stepping up to provide testing and help.

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Trump Backs Off Tougher Food Stamp Work Rules for Now

In February 2020, Bread for the City shared that we filed suit against the Trump Administration over new restrictions to SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits. Though the Trump administration initially planned to appeal, it has now opted to delay implementation of the new requirements initially set to go into effect this month.

Effective Monday, August 1st:

Bread for the City will begin distributing groceries at the front door of both centers Mon-Thurs, 9a-4p. No groceries will be distributed on Fridays, but we will still have farmer’s markets once a month at each center!