Nourish Newsletter | Food4All Materials, CalFresh Newborn Brief & Much More
Published on Sep 1, 2022
*New* Food4All Community Document
A new community document that provides information about a recent policy change that would expand access to CalFresh for undocumented immigrants 55 and older is available in English and Spanish.
State Acts to Ease Burden on Parents Adding Newborns to CalFresh Household
This past year, Nourish California worked with the CA Department of Social Services (CDSS), county CalFresh administrators, and other stakeholders, to ensure that information surrounding newborn eligibility for CalFresh is communicated clearly to families and eligibility workers.
Nourish California Public Comment on Race/Ethnicity Data Collection
On August 28, Nourish California submitted public comment to the Federal Register in response to a proposed rule that would revise SNAP/CalFresh policy regarding collection of race/ethnicity data of program applicants and participants.
Urge Congress to Support the Healthy Meals, Healthy Kids Act
Send a personalized message to your Members of Congress, urging their support of the Healthy Meals, Healthy Kids Act.
Join our movement to provide essential food assistance to California immigrants
Together, we seek to expand the California Food Assistance Program to provide essential food assistance to California immigrants who are ineligible for federal CalFresh due solely to their immigration status.
Urge Congress to Extend the WIC
Unless Congress Acts Now, Families Will Soon Have Fewer WIC Benefits.
Tweets of the Week
The hunger crisis exacerbated by the pandemic is not over. We need transformative, long-term solutions to end poverty & hunger in CA. No one should go hungry in our state. #Food4All Engage
Hungry children can't wait! Urge your Senators to support #freeschoolmeals for the 2022-2023 SY, #CEP, and nationwide #summer EBT in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. https://ctt.ec/X3qNZ+ Engage
Our Bill to Make Healthy Food More Affordable Died in Committee. Here’s How Far We Got. https://t.co/asrGjsUQQR Engage
You can read our recommendations to @WhiteHouse and get involved here https://t.co/LVxwCB7apJ Engage
Nourish in the News
Hunger Advocates Celebrate Progress; Vow to Continue Fight, Public News Service.
Campaign pushing for anyone, regardless of immigration status, to have access to food benefit, ABC10.