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State agencies must collaborate to help families. This bill will help.

Thirteen separate state agencies interact with Connecticut families - helping them find jobs and support, care for children, access to education, housing and more. But existing law does not require them to collaborate or share data, presenting a critical obstacle to growth and financial security for untold numbers of residents.

National Conference of State Legislatures
College Student Hunger

In 2016, nearly half (48 percent) of U.S. college students reported experiencing food insecurity in the past 30 days. Twenty-two percent of these students experienced very low levels of food security. Food insecurity (defined as being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food) is prevalent at both two-year and four-year institutions, and disproportionately affects students of color and first-generation college students

National Conference of State Legislatures
SNAP Work Requirements Fact Sheet

As Congress debates reauthorization of the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, commonly referred to as the “farm bill,” some proposals are calling for stricter work requirements for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). This fact sheet reviews what the federal SNAP program already requires, proposed changes, and current SNAP work requirements by state.

Transforming Higher Education

A closer look CEMUS, the innovative student-led transdisciplinary centre at University of Uppsala in Sweden.

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