Nourish Newsletter | Governor’s Budget Released, Freshy Voting, Best Wishes Melissa & More
Key Investments in the Governor’s 2022-23 Budget Proposal Help Meet the Basic Needs of Californians, But Don’t Do Enough to Address Hunger
On January 10, Governor Newsom introduced his 2022-23 State Budget proposal, which includes key investments that would expand access to safety net programs for Californians with low income.
Best Wishes, Melissa Cannon!
Our amazing colleague has left Nourish California for public service.
Read about Melissa's impact and her transition.
Advocates Come Together to Help Shape the Policy and Campaign to Bring Free Meals to All Kids in Child Care
On January 13th, interested stakeholders came together for a strategic meeting to plan for the 2022 Food with Care campaign.
Read more or watch a recording of the Townhall event.
Nourish California's 2022 State Legislative Agenda
We have identified opportunities that the California State Legislature can seize now to connect Californians to the food they need to thrive.
The Polls are 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.
Nourish in the News
"Millones de niños reciben $365 adicionales en su tarjeta alimentaria P-EBT, pero no lo han reclamado en California" Univision LA
"Newsom proposes expanding food assistance benefits to older undocumented Californians." KVPR
Tweet of the Week
BREAKING NEWS! @CAgovernor included #Food4All in his Jan #CABudget for immigrants ages 55+ excluded from CalFresh due to immigration status. We'll continue to work with @Senator_Hurtado so all immigrant Californians can also access the food they need! Engage
Instagram Post of the Week
California recently became the first state in the nation to expand free meals to all K-12 students. Join Nourish California and the CACFP Roundtable and help advocate a similar investment in our youngest learners. Engage