Nourish Newsletter | I’ve Been Thinking About Juneteenth, Food with Care (SB 1481) Passes Assembly Human Services! & Much More

Author

Published on Jun 24, 2022

I’ve Been Thinking About Juneteenth

"So this year, I’m going to call on our decision makers across our state of California, states across the nation, and in the federal government, to do the same… Work to substantively dismantle structural racism."

Listen to the full audio message on our website. 

Read more

 

Food with Care (SB 1481) Heads to Assembly Education, Show Your Support Today!

After passing Assembly Human Services on an unanimous, 7-0 vote, SB 1481 (Becker) is headed to its next hearing in the Assembly Education Committee.

Read more

 

Food with Care (SB 1481) Passes Assembly Human Services!

Thanks to your advocacy, we are one step closer to free meals for all kids in preschool and child care.

Read more

 


Actions

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.

Take Action Now

 


Tweets of the Week

  • We're excited to partner with @childrenatrisk, @TxFLC & @KidsPartnership in this year’s National Immigration Summit taking place today! Our Senior Advocate, Betzabel Estudillo, will be discussing the impact of food insecurity in CA and the importance of the #Food4All campaign. Engage

  • NEW! Check out the infographic about our research brief on Food Insecurity Among Undocumented Immigrants in CA with @UCLAchpr & @CALimmigrant. #Food4All means all have access to the food they need - today, 45% of undocumented immigrants don't. Read more: https://nourishca.org/food4all-briefs/. Engage

  • @SenJoshBecker: Big TYs to Laura Diaz of Diaz Family Child Care, Kameron Mims Jones of @Nourish_CA for testifying about kids who are in care all day & into the dinner hour as parents work & care givers who buy food with their own $ so kids don’t go hungry. @CACFPRoundtable #SB1481 #FoodWithCare. Engage

Instagram Post of the Week

  • We are excited to share our final #Food4All Mini-grant Partner ➡️ Visión y Compromiso (VyC)! 🌞 Engage

 


Nourish in the News

California’s plan to provide food assistance to undocumented residents leaves some out, CalMatters.

Past Newsletters

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

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 […]

Nourish Newsletter – Job Opportunity, State Budget Updates, and more

Join Our Team We are hiring a Policy Advocate. One reason why you may love this job: You get to contribute to a larger movement of individuals, […]

Nourish Newsletter – Intro to the Federal Budget Process, Public Charge, and more

Intro to the Federal Budget Process Each year, as the President and Congress work to craft the nation’s spending plan, your advocacy can influence the budget ultimately […]

Nourish Newsletter – Virtual Town Hall, Welcome Michelle, and more

California’s P-EBT Plan is Approved California’s P-EBT plan for children under age 6 and school-age children has been approved! This plan covers benefits from Oct 2020 to May 2021.  […]

Nourish Newsletter – Big Year for Child Nutrition, Food4all, and more

Why this could be a big year for child nutrition  The Biden Administration is inviting Congress to invest in our nation’s child nutrition programs and there are […]