Nourish Newsletter | Extend the WIC Bump, Register for the CalFresh Forum, Join our Team, Food4All Grants, & More

Published on Feb 10, 2022

Registration for the March 9th 2022 CalFresh Forum is now open!

Nourish California in collaboration with the California Department of Social Services CalFresh Branch extends a warm invitation to the 2022 CalFresh Forum. This year our virtual CalFresh Forum will bring together hundreds of key stakeholders from across the state to identify opportunities and discuss strategies to improve the reach and impact of CalFresh.

Read more and register.


Join our Team

Nourish California has one opening on our team. For this one opening, we are considering applicants for either a Policy Advocate or a Senior Advocate position.

Visit our career opportunities page.


Welcome, Jackie!

Meet our newest intern.

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Last Call for Food4All Mini grant Applications!

Nourish California is excited to announce our second year of the Food4All mini-grant. This grant is specifically to help organizations to engage with the Food4All campaign, particularly with their members and the communities they serve.

Read more.



The Polls Are Still Open: Vote for the Freshy Awards

The 2022 Freshy Award nominations are in and voting has begun! The winners, to be selected based on your votes, will be announced at the Virtual CalFresh Forum on March 9th. The Freshy Awards honor the actions of individual Californians and organizations from across the state who have worked diligently in the last year to improve CalFresh.

Get your ballot now!


Tell Budget Leaders We Need Food4All!

We are requesting an ongoing budget investment that builds on the allocations made in the Governor’s budget proposal to expand CFAP nutrition benefits to all Californians with low income currently ineligible for CalFresh solely due to their immigration status. No exceptions. No exclusions.

Take Action Now!

Urge Congress to Support the WIC Bump!

Without action from Congress, families will soon have fewer WIC benefits.  

Take Action Now!

Nourish in the News

Millones de tarjetas P-EBT sin reclamar, algunas de ellas en California, Univision Sacramento

Tweet of the Week

  • We need your help! Urge your legislators to extend the WIC benefit bump before the Feb 18th deadline! #ExtendTheWICBumpWIC Nourish California is calling on Congress to #ExtendTheWICBump through Sept. 2022. Engage

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