Nourish Newsletter | Food4All Town Hall, Food With Care Needs Your Help, White House Priorities, Join our Team & Much More

Published on Jul 22, 2022

Food with Care (SB 1481) Needs Your Support to Pass Assembly Appropriations

Now that SB 1481 (Becker): Food with Care has passed its two policy committees in the Assembly, the bill is up for discussion in the Assembly Appropriations Committee.

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Community Priorities to End Hunger and Eliminate Disparities

We applaud President Biden's commitment to ending hunger for all Americans by 2030. We appreciate the opportunity to provide input on strategies and priorities that will help shape an achievable plan to fulfill this historical goal.

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2022-23 State Budget Includes Anti-Hunger Investments but Misses Opportunity for Historic Progress

While the State's $300 billion budget makes significant investments to support Californians with low income, it fails to fully seize this historic opportunity make the transformative investments to address the longstanding inequities in our state’s nutrition safety net.

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Join our Team!

Nourish California has an opening for a new Communications Coordinator position. The application closing date is 8/12 – apply today! 

Read more or visit our career opportunities page.



Register for the July 27th Food4All Town Hall!

Join us for a Food4All Summer Town Hall with Assemblymember Santiago!

Co-hosted by the Latino Coalition for a Healthy California (LCHC) and the California Immigrant Policy Center (CIPC), we will be hearing from community leaders and will be sharing data on the status of food insecurity in California.

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Ask Congress to Support the WIC Act

The bipartisan Wise Investment in our Children (WIC) Act (S.853 / H.R.2011) takes important steps to help close gaps in access to the WIC program.

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Tweets of the Week

  • Still Underpaid and Unequal… "The wage gap between white and Black early childhood educators has widened since 2012, from 84 percent to 76 percent." #FoodwithCare. Engage

  • @zoeneuberger: #WIC has a proven record of improving birth outcomes and children’s health & development. One way WIC helps low-income families is by supporting infant feeding for more than 2 in 5 babies in the US. Engage

  • White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health: Hear What People with Lived Experience with Hunger Shared- Benyamin Chao - Food Research & Action Center #Food4All. Engage

  • New study from JAMA shows the benefits of SNAP access for kids, beyond mitigating hunger: Child Maltreatment and the Ecosystem of Socioeconomic Inequities and Inequalities via @JAMANetworkOpen part of @JAMANetwork #Food4AllEngage

  • Thank you @SantiagoAD53 for inviting us to be a part of this morning's press conference as we celebrate a huge win for #Food4All as CA will become the first state in the nation to provide food assistance to undocumented immigrants! Engage


Nourish in the News

Governor Newsom Gives Half a Loaf to Feed Undocumented Families, Capital & Main.

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Nourish Newsletter | Changes to CalFresh, Impact of Build Back Better Act, ¿Qué cambios le gustaría ver? & More

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Nourish Newsletter – Progress for Older Californians, What We Think About the State Budget & More

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