Ahead Of House Vote On Deep Cuts To SNAP, Norton To Speak At Groundbreaking Of Bread For The City’s Southeast Center, Tomorrow

Ahead of House Vote on Deep Cuts to SNAP, Norton to Speak at Groundbreaking of Bread for the City’s Southeast Center, Tomorrow

May 16, 2018

Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak at the groundbreaking ceremony for Bread for the City’s new Southeast Center tomorrow, Thursday, May 17, 2018, at 9:00 a.m., at 1710 Good Hope Rd. SE.  Bread for the City is a not-for-profit organization that provides at-risk residents with comprehensive services, including food, clothing, medical and behavioral care, and legal and social services.
“With unintended irony, the Bread for the City groundbreaking is occurring on the day the Farm Bill, containing controversial cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), will be on the House floor,” Norton said.  “I …

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