#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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Food Revolution Day 2013: It’s Time to Take Back the Kitchen

Jamie Oliver is a pretty incredible guy. As far as television chefs go, Oliver's recipes and personality on-screen have made him a success globally, especially in his home country of England. Last summer I spent a week in London during the summer Olympics and I saw firsthand just how ubiquitous Oliver's brand is in the …

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 …