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Celia Cole

CEO, Feeding Texas

Celia Cole, CEO of Feeding Texas, is an expert in food and nutrition policy with experience at the state and federal level. Celia serves on the advisory committees of the Partnership for a Healthy Texas and the Texas Food Policy Roundtable, and is actively involved as a board member of her local YMCA.

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SNAP is a food program — not a jobs program

SNAP was designed as an income support, not a jobs program. That’s reasonable when one considers that most SNAP participants are children, seniors or people with disabilities; and that the majority of SNAP recipients who can work already do — just not at jobs that let them escape poverty.