Marin Voice: Proposed changes to ‘public charge’ would increase hunger

November 19, 2018

As Bay Area food banks, we work every day to fight hunger in our communities, collectively distributing over 172 million pounds of food each year, the equivalent of 143 million meals. We are alarmed by the Department of Homeland Security’s proposed changes to “public charge” regulations, which would increase hunger and poverty by punishing legal immigrants for using programs to nourish those in need and keep families healthy.

Read more from this Op-Ed, produced by leaders of all the Bay Area Food Banks, which was published in the Marin Independent Journal on November 19th, 2018.