Nourish Newsletter – Virtual Town Hall, Welcome Michelle, and more
California’s P-EBT Plan is Approved
California's P-EBT plan for children under age 6 and school-age children has been approved! This plan covers benefits from Oct 2020 to May 2021.
Read our post to learn more: 10 Things to Know About P-EBT in California
Virtual Townhall Opens Dialogue about the “A” in the Child Adult Care Food Program
Last week Nourish California and our partners at the CACFP Roundtable hosted a virtual Townhall where we focused on the Adult component of the Child Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).
Visit our website to view the event recording and subscribe to updates.
Welcoming Michelle Lee to the Nourish California Team!
This summer, Michelle Lee joined Nourish California as the 2021 Sarah Samuels Public Health Policy Fellow. Michelle will support the organization's CalFresh and child nutrition advocacy, including helping identify state policy solutions to close gaps in equitable access to food for California's children.
Read the full post and join us in welcoming Michelle.
NEW PPIC Report: How Did CA’s Safety Net Respond During Recession?
The report provides valuable insights for policymakers to consider when making decisions about how to bolster programs that are intended to help households that fall on hard times during economic crises.
Click here to see our takeaways from the report's key findings.
Join the virtual event on June 16th to hear Caroline Danielson of PPIC present the report findings.
Right now, Governor Newsom and the Legislature are negotiating what will be included in the final 2021-22 State Budget. Call/Email the Governor today to urge him to support four critical investments in equity.
Click here to take action!
Nourish in the News
- Opinion: Immigrants have been left out of food security programs. Something has to change - The San Diego Tribune
- Advocates hope for expanded immigrant aid in final budget - CalMatters
- Buscan más presupuesto en salud y alimentación para los trabajadores sin documentos - La opinion
- ‘Essential for Everyone’: Food Aid Bill for Undocumented Californians Gains Momentum - KQED Standalone & Radio piece