March 12, 2018
LISTEN: Celebrating Service in Ohio during AmeriCorps Week

Caitlin Ballinger is the AmeriCorps VISTA Leader at the Ohio Association of Foodbanks. She said through their service, members get a firsthand look at how nonprofits help struggling Ohioans. "Our program has people working in everything from food to finance to continuing education." Members are paid a modest monthly stipend during their 12 months of service, and then receive a cash or educational award when their term ends.

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February 13, 2018
Press Statement in Response to President Trump's Budget

"These continued attacks on proven programs that help tens of millions of low-income Americans achieve better health, higher productivity and increased financial stability are shameful. We call on Ohio's congressional delegation to speak loudly and stand firmly against these attempts to punish average American families and widen income inequality in our country."

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January 31, 2018
Letter: Medicaid and SNAP aren't job programs

"Taking food stamps away from people already living on the margins has led to increased demand on our charitable hunger relief network, rather than increased access to work. Taking Medicaid away by imposing similar work requirements will undoubtedly lead to poorer health outcomes."

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