Arkansas Coalition of Arkansas Marshallese

Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families NWA Director Laura Kellams, Arkansas Coalition of Marshallese CEO Melisa Laelan

New report urges legislative action to provide SNAP benefits to Arkansas’ Marshallese community

BY: - August 31, 2023

A report released Thursday advocates for extending Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits to the thousands of Marshallese migrants who lawfully reside in Arkansas and struggle with food insecurity.   Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families worked with the Arkansas Coalition of Marshallese for more than a year on the report, which recommends granting Marshallese migrants […]