Nourish Newsletter: “Don’t Keep us in Suspense”, New Brief on Food Insecurity, & Much More

Published on May 4, 2022

New Brief: Food Insecurity & Poverty Among California’s Undocumented Immigrants

On Friday, April 29, 2022, Nourish California and the California Immigrant Policy Center released a brief that pairs a novel analysis of quantitative data with community voices to demonstrate the impact of food insecurity on California’s undocumented immigrants.

Read the full brief, watch the recording, view the slides, and review the press coverage.

 

Don't Keep Us in Suspense!

Explaining the California Legislature Appropriations Committees' Suspense File.

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Boosting CalFresh Benefits Heads to Appropriations

AB 2153 (Arambula) the CalFresh Fruit & Vegetable Supplemental Benefits Expansion, passed out of the Assembly Agriculture Committee is in Assembly Appropriations.

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Food with Care Needs Your Support

Now that SB 1481 (Becker): Food with Care has passed its two policy committees, the bill is up for discussion in the Senate Appropriations Committee. 

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Actions

Sign the Food4All Petition

Ask Governor Newsom to Fully Fund Food4All in the 2022-23 State Budget.

Take Action Now

Tell Congress to Extend Authority for Critical School Meal Waivers

Tell Congress to keep what works!

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Tweets of the Week

  • Huge thanks to Senate Budget Leaders @NancySkinnerCA, @SenSusanEggman, & @SenToniAtkins for prioritizing fully funding #Food4All in the Senate's budget plan. @CALimmigrant @Jess_Bartholow Engage

  • How a New State Program Could Drive a Dramatically Healthier California Engage

Instagram Post of the Week

  • CA puede convertirse en el primer estado en garantizar que todos tengan acceso a la asistencia alimentaria. @GavinNewsom le urgimos que invierta en #Food4All sin importar la edad/estatus migratorio en el #CABudget. Engage


Nourish in the News

45% of undocumented Californians are going hungry. How Calfresh might fill the gap.  Sacramento Bee

'Essential' Immigrant Workers Are Going Hungry in California.  Capitol & Main 

Groups Press to Include Undocumented in CA Food Assistance.  Public News Service

Past Newsletters

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Nourish Newsletter: “Don’t Keep us in Suspense”, New Brief on Food Insecurity, & Much More

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