Erin Weber, M.P.A.

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About Erin Weber

During her graduate studies, Erin worked as a campaign assistant for international advocacy coalition groups. After moving to D.C, she served her AmeriCorps year at a D.C. public school before joining the U.S. Public Interest Research Group’s New Economy Program as the Communications Director and Campaigns Associate. At U.S. PIRG, she coordinated state and federal advocacy campaigns that sought to redefine traditional definitions of work and provide basic needs to low income individuals. Erin received her B.A. in politics from New York University and her M.P.A from NYU Robert F. Wagner Graduate School for Public Service.

Wide Spread Decline in Household Income During COVID-19 Pandemic Contributes to Food Insufficiency Among Families

COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on the economic security and well-being of families. In addition to finding and sustaining employment, many families are struggling with food insufficiency, a direct consequence of lost earnings. Nationally, more than 37 million Americans, including more than 11 million children are food insecure.