Feature: Food Security Publications

FRAC: How Hungry is America?
October 9, 2018

This analysis of the Gallup data by FRAC looks at the rates at which Americans answered “yes” to the question “Have there been times in the past 12 months when you did not have enough money to buy food that you or your family needed?” nationally, regionally, at the state level, and at the local level (by Metropolitan Statistical Area, or MSA) in 2016 and 2017.


CHN opposes confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett in letter to U.S. Senators
October 13, 2020

On Monday, October 12, 2020, CHN Executive Director Deborah Weinstein called upon the U.S. Senate to reject the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett as U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice.

CHN letter to all U.S. Senators demands COVID-19 relief
September 25, 2020

CHN on Friday, Sept. 25 sent a letter to all 100 U.S. Senators demanding COVID-19 relief. It reads in part, "The pandemic has imperiled your constituents’ economic well-being and their health. COVID-19 cases are again rising, and as we enter the colder months, the threat will increase. The moratorium on evictions expires at the end of the year. If you leave now without acting, millions of people, unable to come up with one or more months of unpaid rent, will face eviction."

Four medical groups call for DHS, ICE inquiries into conditions at ICE facilities
September 23, 2020

Four medical groups -- the American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American College of Physicians, and American Psychiatric Association -- have written a letter to the Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement to protest conditions for detained immigrants and employees alike at ICE facilities. "We call on U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to conduct an immediate internal investigation followed by swift and decisive corrective action as warranted should the complaint be substantiated. We urge ICE to investigate whether similar incidents of alleged medical abuse and neglect are occurring at other detention facilities."