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

Join us for a conversation on the Community Priorities to End Hunger and Inequities Please join Nourish California and the California Association of Food Banks on July 11 at 1:00pm for a conversation about community priorities to end hunger and inequities. This listening session is for all to [...]

The Dignity and Necessity of Bodily Autonomy

Nourish California stands firmly with all who are fighting for their rights to bodily autonomy and choice. The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and strike down the constitutional right to abortion is rooted in the long-standing oppression of race, gender, and reproductive rights.  All [...]
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Job Announcement: Communications Coordinator

Opening: Communications Coordinator Nourish California has an opening for a new Communications Coordinator position. Communications Coordinator Salary:  $65,000 – $80,000 Annually Job Type: Full-time (37.5 hours) Reports to:  Director of Engagement or Senior Advocate Job Description:  Link Closing Date:  8/12/2022 Purpose Join a dynamic team of policy advocates [...]

Food With Care (SB 1481) Passes Assembly Education on Unanimous Consent

Yesterday, SB 1481 (Becker) passed out of the Assembly Education Committee on consent, with a unanimous, 7 -0 vote. The bill now moves on to Assembly Appropriations. Nourish California and our bill co-sponsors the CACFP Roundtable thank the Chair and members of the Education Committee for their support, [...]

Online Application: Communications Coordinator

Application to Nourish California for Communications Coordinator Position Step 1 of 4 25% Your Contact Information Your Name (as it appears on your resume) First Last Your Email Address(Required) Enter Email Confirm Email Mailing Address Street Address Address Line 2 City State / Province / Region ZIP / [...]

CA invests in Food4All for undocumented immigrants 55 and older

BIG NEWS! Last night, the Governor and California Legislature reached an agreement on the final 2022-2023 State Budget which includes funding for Food4All to remove exclusions to the California Food Assistance Program (CFAP)/CalFresh for Californians 55 and older, regardless of immigration status. This means that California will be the first [...]

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

I’ve Been Thinking About Juneteenth “So this year, I’m going to call on our decision makers across our state of California, states across the nation, and in the federal government, to do the same… Work to substantively dismantle structural racism.” Listen to the full audio message on our [...]

I’ve Been Thinking About Juneteenth

  Transcript: My name is Kameron Mims-Jones, and I’m a policy advocate with Nourish California. And I’ve been thinking about Juneteenth. I must admit that there is a tension and a tightness in my chest as I think about the national observance of Juneteenth. As a kid, I [...]

Food with Care (SB 1481) Heads to Assembly Education, Show Your Support Today!

After passing Assembly Human Services on a unanimous, 7 -0 vote, SB 1481 (Becker) is headed to its next hearing in the Assembly Education Committee. Thank you to all of our partners and supporters who helped get the bill this far. Your advocacy has brought us closer than [...]

Food with Care (SB 1481) Passes Assembly Human Services!

SB 1481 (Becker): Food with Care passed out of the Assembly Human Services Committee today on a unanimous 7 – 0 vote! Nourish California and the CACFP Roundtable, the bill’s cosponsors, would like to thank supporters of the bill for the strong showing at today’s hearing. Thanks to [...]

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

Efforts Continue to Navigate the Formula Shortage – More Needs to Be Done There has been a severe shortage of infant milk formula in California and the entire United States since February 2022. Families are struggling to feed their babies, going from store to store searching for formula [...]

Efforts Continue to Navigate the Formula Shortage – More Needs to Be Done

Abbott Nutrition Plant Resumes Manufacturing Infant Formula.   There has been a severe shortage of infant milk formula in California and the entire United States since February 2022.  Families are struggling to feed their babies, going from store to store searching for formula while shelves continue to be [...]

SB 1481 (Becker) Heads to Assembly Hearings, Show Your Support Today!

SB 1481 (Becker) is headed to its first hearings in the Assembly, the Human Services and Education Committees. Thank you to all of our partners and supporters who helped get the bill through the Senate. Your advocacy has brought us closer than ever to ensuring free daily meals [...]

#Food4All May Revise Press Conference in Community

On Friday, May 20th, the #Food4All Coalition hosted a press conference in partnership with the LA Regional Food Bank to urge Governor Newsom to include full funding for Food4All in the final enacted 2022-23 state budget. This was our first in-person Food4All coalition event, and we were so [...]

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 were killed and three more injured during a racist, hate-filled, white supremacist [...]

In Grief & Action

Days ago, 21 precious lives were ended at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas during yet another mass shooting.  Schools should be safe places of learning, enrichment, and nourishment. Churches should be safe places of worship. Grocery stores should be safe places where everyone has access to the [...]

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.  People were attacked while shopping for food and while working to make food available [...]

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

We are thrilled to announce that today, SB 1481 (Becker): Food with Care passed off of the Senate Floor on a unanimous, 35 – 0 vote. The bill now moves on to the Assembly. We thank Senator Becker for his strong leadership on child care nutrition and Food [...]

Nourish California Board of Directors Welcomes Myisha Hogan

The Nourish California Board of Directors took action at its April meeting to approve Myisha Hogan as a Director. As a nonprofit organization, Nourish California looks to the Board to provide high-level strategy and direction to guide our work. Board members steward our resources and help ensure that [...]

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

Yesterday AB 2153 (Arambula) the CalFresh Fruit & Vegetable Supplemental Benefits Expansion, failed to pass out of the Assembly Appropriations Committee. Nourish California and SPUR, the bill’s cosponsors, are disappointed the bill will not be moving forward. However, we remain committed to pursuing policies that will reduce hunger [...]

Food with Care (SB 1481) Passes Senate Appropriations, Moves on to the Senate Floor!

We are very pleased to share that today, SB 1481 (Becker): Food with Care passed out of the Senate Appropriations Committee Suspense File on a unanimous, 5 – 0 vote. The bill now moves on to the Senate Floor. Join us in telling the Senate to vote ‘aye’ [...]

Governor’s May Revision Falls Short on Nutrition Safety Net Investments

Last Friday, Governor Newsom introduced his May Revision to the 2022-23 State Budget proposal. The newly proposed budget uses record anticipated revenue to make largely one-time investments and continue to build reserves. The Governor’s plan includes virtually no new ongoing investments in food and nutrition programs. The proposal [...]

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 voices to demonstrate the impact of food insecurity on California’s undocumented immigrants. [...]

Food4All is making headlines!

Food4All is making headlines. The California Legislature and Governor Newsom announced an agreement on the 2022-2023 state budget on June 26 which includes funding to remove exclusions to food assistance for Californians 55 and older, regardless of immigration status. With this historic investment, California will be the first [...]

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. ∗NEW∗ View the infographic. Watch the [...]
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