Thalia Carrillo

Thalia Carrillo is a writer based in Austin, TX. She moved from her hometown of El Paso, TX to pursue a journalism degree at The University of Texas at Austin. She enjoys covering politics and pop culture and has a passion for social justice, digital storytelling, plants, and specialty coffee!

Fruit display in the supermarket / gemma, Unsplash President Joe Biden made some sweeping changes to many federal food assistance programs through the American Rescue Plan back in March, such as increasing SNAP benefits by 15% and increasing access to online purchasing for SNAP participants. Additionally, receiving SNAP…