Nourish Newsletter | Welcome Myisha, In solidarity with Buffalo, Food with Care Passes Unanimously & Much More

Published on May 27, 2022

In Grief & Action

Days ago, 21 precious lives were ended at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas during yet another mass shooting. 

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In Solidarity with Buffalo, NY

Earlier this month, ten people were killed and three more injured during a racist, hate-filled, white supremacist act of domestic terrorism at a grocery store that serves a predominantly Black community in Buffalo, NY. 

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Welcome, Myisha!

The Nourish California Board of Directors took action at its April meeting to approve Myisha Hogan as a Director.

Read more about this action and about Myisha.

 

Food with Care (SB 1481) Passes Senate 35-0, Moves on to Assembly!

SB 1481 (Becker): Food with Care passed off of the Senate Floor on a unanimous, 35 - 0 vote. 

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AB 2153 (Arambula) Held in Assembly Appropriations, Won’t Move On this Year

AB 2153 (Arambula) the CalFresh Fruit & Vegetable Supplemental Benefits Expansion, failed to pass out of the Assembly Agriculture Committee. Nourish California and SPUR, the bill’s cosponsors, are disappointed the bill will not be moving forward.

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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 the Governor to fund Food with Care

Sign this Petition to Ask Governor Newsom to Fund Food with Care!

Take Action Now


Tweets of the Week

  • RT @CALimmigrant Betzabel Estudillo@Nourish_CA: This campaign has been years in the making. We appreciate the governor’s proposal, but the need is greater. Nearly half of undocumented Californians face food insecurity. It’s even worse for children - 2 out of every 3 are going hungry. #Food4All Engage

  • Inflation threatens poverty gains in California - CalMatters Engage

Instagram Post of the Week

  • Swipe for some highlights from our press conference today with @caimmigrant and @lafoodbank! 🙌 @cagovernor @gavinnewsom it’s not too late to remove exclusions to food assistance for ALL Californians, regardless of immigration status! #Food4All.  Engage


Nourish in the News

LA officials, advocates want to increase food access to undocumented Californians, ABC 7 Los Angeles.

Piden extender acceso a CalFresh a las personas indocumentadas. Telemundo 52

 

Past Newsletters

Nourish Newsletter | #Food4All Win, Food with Care Passes Assembly Education, Community Priorities Listening Session, Join our Team & Much More

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

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Nourish Newsletter | Infant Formula Shortage, SB 1481 Assembly Hearings, #Food4All Press Conference & Much More

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Nourish Newsletter | Welcome Myisha, In solidarity with Buffalo, Food with Care Passes Unanimously & Much More

In Grief & Action Days ago, 21 precious lives were ended at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas during yet another mass shooting.  Read more   In Solidarity with Buffalo, NY Earlier this month, ten people [...]

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 [...]

Nourish Newsletter | Governor’s Budget Released, Freshy Voting, Best Wishes Melissa & More

Changes are coming to CalFresh benefits. Here is what you should know and what Congress can do to end the benefit roller coaster.

Nourish Newsletter | Statewide Survey Findings Presentation, Food Insecurity Increases for Black and Brown Elders & More

Changes are coming to CalFresh benefits. Here is what you should know and what Congress can do to end the benefit roller coaster.

Nourish Newsletter | Changes to CalFresh, Impact of Build Back Better Act, ¿Qué cambios le gustaría ver? & More

Changes are coming to CalFresh benefits. Here is what you should know and what Congress can do to end the benefit roller coaster.