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Tags Repealing the lifetime ban on CalFresh and CalWORKs for people with drug felony convictions – Where do we go from here?

Tag: Repealing the lifetime ban on CalFresh and CalWORKs for people with drug felony convictions – Where do we go from here?

Repealing the lifetime ban on CalFresh and CalWORKs for people with...

Last year, Legal Services for Prisoners with Children and All of Us Or None joined the Western Center for Law and Poverty and a broad-based coalition of 140 organizations to repeal the lifetime ban on CalFresh and CalWORKs for people with drug-related felony convictions. Effective April 1, 2015, no person will be deemed ineligible for either CalFresh or CalWORKs aid because they have a prior federal or state felony drug conviction.