Angelina Jolie asks Congress to help families with food problems
Angelina Jolie asks Congress to help families with food problems, In a effort to support them in the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the ‘Maleficent’ actress has called on senior lawmakers to improve food stamp benefits for families across the United States.
Writing in a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, she said: “Many of America’s most disadvantaged children have skipped nearly 740 million meals at kindergarten, as a result of the rapid spread of coronavirus.
There are already warnings around the world of a increase in domestic violence, including deadly killings. It comes at a time when children are stripped of the very support networks that help them cope with it: from their trusted friends and teachers to after-school sports events and visits to the house of a beloved aunt that provide an escape from their dysfunctional environment.
COVID-19 has cut off children from families, their daily education and free movement. With well over a billion young people worldwide living under lockdown, With well over a billion young people living under lockdown worldwide, there has been a lot of emphasis on how to avoid children from missing out on their education, as well as how to raise their spirits and keep them separated and happy.