What is advocacy?  According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, advocacy is defined as “the act or process of supporting a cause or proposal.” However, what does advocacy have to do with you? Every person can advocate for a cause they feel strongly about. Sometimes the cause can be as large as reaching out to the government, […]

Could You Live On $1.50 Per Meal?

  Imagine if you have $31.50 per week for food, that’s $4.50 a day, and $1.50 per meal.  Individuals benefitting from the Supplemental Nutrition Food Assistance Program (SNAP) receive $31.50 to purchase weekly food, so ask yourself, how many times per week do you go to Starbucks?  The price for one tall coffee is $1.86, […]