Farm Bill Fact Sheet: CalFresh in Every Congressional District
Informational resources for impact of CalFresh on congressional districts. Link
Leveraging Healthy Meals in Child Care
1.18.2018 Serving healthy meals in child care is essential to supporting the health and development of California’s youngest learners, but not all children have access.
After School Programs and Meals Brief
Across California, low-income, working families are struggling to meet their basic needs. Most of the 2.1 million California children living in poverty are in working families. After school programs support these families by providing healthy foods and a safe place for children to learn and be active while their parents work.
Back to School, Back to Basics
A brief about inequity in public schools and meeting students’ needs in order for them learn, grow, and succeed PDF
School Breakfast: Reducing Absenteeism & Supporting Success
Policy brief on school breakfast as a support for student attendance and success link
Increasing CalFresh Participation through Medi-Cal In-Reach
Report by SF-Marin Food Bank and the Alliance to Transform CalFresh PDF
Summer Hunger & Immigrant Families
California Food Policy Advocates, working with PerryUndem, conducted four focus groups with Latino parents of children who participate in low-cost or free school breakfast and lunch programs. All parents in this study are either in mixed status families or are themselves undocumented.
Just Released: School's Out…Who Ate? 2017
6.13.2017 For many, summertime brings up picturesque images of sunshine, fun and relaxation. For California’s low-income kids, however, summer may come with a burden.
Early Access to Healthy Foods: Trends in California’s Child and Adult Care Food Program 2010 to 2016
CFPA analysis of data over a six-year span to evaluate CACFP access and participation trends. PDF
Child Care Cuts Hurt Access to Healthy Foods
3.20.2017 Working families with young children in California have diminishing access to a nutrition program, the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), which reimburses child care providers for serving healthy meals
New Policy Brief: Water in California
12.22.2016 Today, CFPA released a new policy brief that presents policy recommendations to increase water access and improve water quality for low-income Californians.