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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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!

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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


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