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.

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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

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

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 [...]

Nourish Newsletter | CalFresh Forum Recap Resources, Meet our Mini-grant Partners, & Much More

CalFresh Forum Recap Resources Thanks to all who participated in the 2022 CalFresh Forum. If you missed any of the workshops, speakers, or the Freshy Awards, you can watch videos from the event. Speaker presentations and other materials [...]

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

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 [...]

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Nourish Newsletter | Videos, Contact Congress & More

The House Education & Labor Committee just voted to approve critical investments in child nutrition. We urge Congress to pass the Build Back Better Act (budget reconciliation) with all of the important child nutrition provisions adopted [...]

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Sharing Input on Advancing Racial Justice and Equity Nourish California submitted comments in response to a Request for Information from the United States Department of Agriculture on […]
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