Video: “EBT Card to Culture” on SCATV

According to The Boston Globe, there are more than 758,000 people receiving food assistance through the state via the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the benefits of which are issued through an EBT card. The EBT Card to Culture program is a joint venture between the Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA), the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and many of the best cultural institutions across the Commonwealth. EBT Card to Culture allows those receiving benefits from DTA to access museums, performances, and other cultural programming at a reduced or free cost. Guests: Anita Walker has served as Executive Director of the Mass Cultural Council since April, 2007. Leslie Wu Foley, is the Interim Director, Education and Community Engagement at the Boston Symphony Orchestra