At RESULTS, we believe that everyone deserves affordable healthcare and nutritious food to eat. We work to:

  • Strengthen and expand SNAP (formerly known as food stamps), which helps put food on the table for more than 40 million Americans. We push back against any policy proposals that would harm or undermine the program.
  • Ensure that Medicaid, a federal health insurance program that provides free or low-cost health care for 1 in 5 people in the United States, stays fully funded and available to those who need it.

U.S. Health & Nutrition Resources

Press Releases

UPDATE: New administration rule threatens immigrant families

Today the administration announced that it is moving forward with a rule proposed last fall that will force immigrants to risk food, health care, and housing assistance in order to stay in the U.S.

RESULTS in the News

RESULTS advocates publish over 50 pieces of media against proposed immigration rule

When the Trump administration proposed a rule that would deny permanent residency to immigrants who receive federal assistance, RESULTS volunteers took action.

RESULTS in the News

CNN: I’m a chef, an author and a mom – and I’ve been on food stamps

RESULTS Expert on Poverty Clara Moore wrote a powerful op-ed for CNN about her experience on SNAP (formerly called food stamps) and how we can combat harmful stereotypes about people living in poverty.

RESULTS in the News

Coast to Coast, Standing Up for Anti-Poverty Programs

Congress, don’t pull the rug out from under low-income Americans.

Press Releases

New administration rule threatens millions of immigrant families

This weekend the administration announced a draconian new proposal that jeopardizes nutrition, health care, and other basic needs for immigrant families in the United States.

Press Releases

New Census Bureau data shows 1 in 8 Americans still live below the poverty line

Statement from Joanne Carter, Executive Director of RESULTS and RESULTS Educational Fund on the release of new data on poverty from the U.S. Census Bureau:

Press Releases

Farm bill fails on House floor

Bill would have stripped food assistance from struggling Americans.

Press Releases

Farm Bill draft would take food away from people struggling to find work

Today House Agriculture Committee Chair Mike Conaway (TX-11) unveiled a draft Farm Bill that would take basic food assistance away from low-income Americans struggling to find work.

Press Releases

White House budget would gut programs that fight poverty in the United States and around the world

The White House has once again jeopardized the futures of families struggling to put food on the table, kids around the world seeking an education, and millions more people facing poverty. The administration’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget request proposes massive funding cuts to effective anti-poverty programs in the U.S. and around the world. Now the process and final decisions fall to Congress, where there is stiff opposition to much of this budget and where similar proposals failed last year.

Press Releases

Rejecting policy proposals that threaten programs for low-income Americans

Yesterday the House of Representatives passed a budget resolution that threatens to slash critical anti-poverty programs while fast-tracking massive tax cuts for the wealthy and big corporations.

Laser Talks (U.S. Poverty)

Fall 2018 U.S. Poverty Laser Talks

Protecting nutrition assistance (SNAP)

Monthly Action Sheets (U.S. Poverty)

August 2018 U.S. Poverty Action

Shape the Election Debate with Candidate Questions about Poverty


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