2020 Federal COVID-19 Waivers We Are Tracking

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COVID-19 Response: Nutrition Program Flexibilities Tracker

As the public health emergency worsens, federal and state policymakers have taken a number of actions to strengthen the nutrition safety net and improve food access.

COVID-19 Update 3/27: Statement on CARES Act Passage

The CARES Act is an important step forward — but, critical gaps remain.

COVID-19 Update 3/25: The Latest on the Federal Stimulus

As Congress continues neogtiations on legislative vehicles in response to the coronavirus outbreak, there are multiple efforts underway to increase access to food and financial relief.

California's Coronavirus Food Security Efforts for Older Adults

Below are information and resources available for older adults and those who care for them.

School-Aged Children

Food Resources for Students link

California’s Coronavirus Food Security Efforts for School-Aged Children

Resources available for school-aged children. Children of all ages can access grab and go school meals during COVID-19-related school closures. On March 13th Governor Newsom issued an Executive Order ensuring California school districts retain state funding even in the event of physical closure due to coronavirus. In order [...]

Young Children

Food Resources for Young Children link

California's Coronavirus Food Security Efforts for Young Children

Resources available for young children.

Statement on Families First Coronavirus Response Act Passage

Joint Statement by California Association of Food Banks, California Food Policy Advocates & Western Center on Law & Poverty.

COVID-19 Update 3/16: California Implements Nutrition Program Flexibilities

Community partners across the state are working around the clock to make sure vulnerable Californians are getting the food they need as schools, senior centers, and businesses take necessary precautions to limit the spread of coronavirus.

DC District Court Grants Motion to Block Portions of USDA's ABAWD Rule

We have some good news to share amidst all of the pressing issues facing the state and nation. On March 13, the U.S. District Court for D.C. issued a nationwide injunction halting USDA’s proposed final rule

Healthy Food for Hungry Minds

CFPA blog post for Ed100 link

Submit a Letter of Support for SB 882 (Wiener) Today!

SB 882 (Wiener) would make it easier for eligible low-income Californians to sign up and stay connected to CalFresh, particularly older adults and people

Senator Wiener Introduces SB 882: CalFresh—Simpler for Seniors

Last week, Senator Scott Wiener (SD-11) introduced SB 882, which makes three major improvements

How It Works

A one-page explanation of the SB 1417 funding formulas. PDF

Fight Fear With Facts as New Public Charge Rule Takes Effect

Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) begins implementation of its new public charge rule.

SB 1417 Bill Text

Read the SB 1417 bill language. link

2020 CalFresh Forum Presentations Now Posted

Materials and resources from the 2020 CalFresh Forum are now available. CFPA would like to thank all of this year’s presenters for their contributions toward

President Trump Unveils His Budget Proposal for 2021

Yesterday, President Trump released his Administration’s budget proposal for the next fiscal year.

Make a Tax-Deductible Contribution Today!

2.1.2020 CFPA is a non-profit organization. Your gifts to us are tax deductible.

Make a Bequest and Leave a Legacy of Food and Health

2.1.2020 As a registered non-profit organization, California Food Policy Advocates is eligible to receive charitable bequests,

Donate Your Car! And Deduct!

2.1.2020 Donate your vehicle and know that you are doing a good deed. We will take care of the hard work, and even tow your car away for free

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2.1.2020 When you shop @AmazonSmile, Amazon will make a donation to California Food Policy Advocates.

CFPA Opposes Proposed Rule Restricting Access to SSI

Last year, the Social Security Administration proposed a new rule that would impact recipients of Supplemental Security Income (SSI.)
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