Nourish Newsletter – Food Brings People Together, Food4all in Appropriations, & More

Published on Jul 15, 2021

Story:  Food Brings People Together

As a formerly undocumented person, Benyamin Chao understands the impact of food inequities in the lives of immigrants. Read Benyamin's story and join him in calling on our elected officials and our governor to remove the immigration status requirements from our state’s nutrition safety net program.

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A Child Care Food Win!

Last week we reported that the state budget includes ongoing funding for meals served in child care and early education programs. Read about the impact this win will have and learn more about what's next.

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Join Our Team:  Another Reason You May Love This Job

In our last newsletter, we announced the opening of a Policy Advocate position and shared one reason you may love this job. Here is another: You get to grow your skills and develop deep expertise that will help you advance within our organization or join our impressive alumni working in high-level government and nonprofit positions across the country.

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Advocacy Updates

SB 464 (Hurtado) — Food4All Heads to Assembly Appropriations

Now that SB 464 — Food for All has passed the Assembly Human Services Committee, the bill is moving to the Assembly Appropriations Committee. Join us in asking the Assembly Appropriations Committee to move the bill on to the Assembly Floor!

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