USDA Announces Program That Lets SNAP Recipients Shop And Pay For Food Online

The USDA announced Thursday that it has officially kicked off a two-year pilot program that allows those who receive SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits from Harlem to Hollywood to shop for groceries from online retailers. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted…

NYC Joins Statewide Coalition To Stop The President Snap Cuts Leaving Millions Hungry During The COVID Crisis

Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York City Corporation Counsel James E. Johnson today joined a coalition of 24 Attorneys General in urging Congress to block the Trump administration’s attempts to cut vital food assistance for millions of Americans. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images…

Uptown Council Member Rosenthal’s Bill Passes Mandating Complete Review Of City’s Public Assistance Program

Council Member Helen Rosenthal‘s legislation requiring the NYC Department of Social Services/Human Resources Administration (DSS/HRA) to conduct an in-depth audit of its public assistance and SNAP centers was passed by the City Council today. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year…