Nourish Newsletter | Infant Formula Shortage, SB 1481 Assembly Hearings, #Food4All Press Conference & Much More
Published on Jun 9, 2022
Efforts Continue to Navigate the Formula Shortage – More Needs to Be Done
There has been a severe shortage of infant milk formula in California and the entire United States since February 2022. Families are struggling to feed their babies, going from store to store searching for formula while shelves continue to be empty.
SB 1481 (Becker) Heads to Assembly Hearings, Show Your Support Today!
SB 1481 (Becker) is headed to its first hearings in the Assembly, the Human Services and Education Committees.
#Food4All May Revise Press Conference in Community
On Friday, May 20th, the #Food4All Coalition hosted a press conference in partnership with the LA Regional Food Bank to urge Governor Newsom to include full funding for Food4All in the final enacted 2022-23 state budget.
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.
Tweets of the Week
Always worth your time to listen to the amazing @TyJonesCox on food insecurity and the importance of SNAP. Watch her testimony at today's House Ag hearing here. Engage
@UCLAchpr: 45% of noncitizens without legal permanent resident status are affected by food insecurity in California, including 64% of children ages 0–17. Check out this @dailybruin story featuring a @Nourish_CA and @CALimmigrant brief, which uses our California Health Interview Survey data. Engage
Instagram Post of the Week
We are thrilled to share our next #Food4All Mini-Grant Partner ➡️ San Diego Hunger Coalition (SDHC)!! 💫 Engage
Nourish in the New
UCLA-provided data reveals need to expand food assistance in California, Daily Bruin.