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AWDs Policy Training for Community Service Providers with Nolan Downey

01/21/2020 - 10:00am
All Chicago, 651 W Washington, Suite 504, Chicago, IL 60661

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When: Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 – 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM

Where: All Chicago, 651 W. Washington, Suite 504, Chicago, IL 60661

Description: New rules for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP – formerly Food Stamps) are coming to Illinois in 2020. These rules require certain SNAP recipients to work at least 80 hours a month if they want to continue receiving SNAP.

In this training, you will learn, who is affected by these changes, why they are happening, and how clients and community organizations can mitigate the harm of these new policies.

Presenter: Nolan Downey is a Staff Attorney for the Legal Impact Network at the Shriver Center on Poverty Law in Chicago. Nolan specializes in public benefits policy - particularly SNAP, has represented clients facing benefits termination, and has lobbied for reforms to improve access to public benefits.