Farah SiddiqiProducer, Arkansas News Service
Born and raised in Canada to an early Pakistani immigrant family, Farah Siddiqi was naturally drawn to the larger purpose of making connections and communicating for public reform. She moved to America in 2000 spending most of her time in California and Massachusetts.
She has also had the opportunity to live abroad and travel to over 20 countries. She is a multilingual communicator with on-air experience as a reporter/anchor/producer for television, web and radio across multiple markets including USA, Canada, Dubai, and Hong Kong. She recently moved back to America with a unique International perspective and understanding.
She finds herself making Nashville, Tennessee her new home, and hopes to continue her passion for philanthropy and making connections to help bridge misunderstandings specifically with issues related to race, ethnicity, interfaith and an overall sense of belonging,
Arkansas passes bill allowing SNAP benefits for households with up to $5,500 in assets amid rising food insecurityArkansas Legislative Act 675 allows the state to temporarily raise asset limits to $5,500 for eligibility for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Groups fighting hunger in the state say it's a critical move in a state ranked 50th in the nation for hunger.