#IStandwiththe47Million Against Cutting SNAP

I'm not ashamed to admit that my family and I reaped the benefits of what used to be known as food stamps. My dad worked very hard to pull in what he could while my mom raised all five of us with all of the resources she could find. Eventually we moved past government aid …

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Article: “Are You Ready for Frankenfish?”

I've made my position on GM food and the failure of our government to pass stricter laws  governing the labeling of our foods for GMOs pretty clear. The loss of Prop 37 in California last fall was a significant setback in the fight to give the consumer better choices at the supermarket by denying them a clearer …

Decisive Voting, Divisive Politics: What Was Won and What was Lost

A week ago our country came together to make some big decisions in a landmark election. The last couple of years have been rough for Americans. We faced unemployment, home foreclosures, mounting debt, and a rising uncertainty about our future. Young millennials are finding their options narrow upon graduation from college with fewer job opportunities and the …