Food Benefits Available to Children Who Qualify for Free or Reduced-Price School Meals; But Window to Apply Closes on July 15

CFPA and our partners released the following statements. P-EBT Press Release

Our elected leaders should do more to help feed hungry children during the summer of COVID-19

6.22.20 CalMatters, link

How a pandemic exposed racial inequality, food insecurity in California’s Central Valley

6.19.20 Fresno Bee, link

Proposed Law Would Streamline Food Assistance Application Process For Seniors

6.17.20 KPBS, link

Online grocery ordering still unavailable for many vulnerable to COVID-19

6.16.20 KTVU 2, link

OPINION: In the age of COVID-19, California must remove barriers to food assistance with SB 882

6.15.20 Op-Ed, Hub LA, link

Remove barriers to accessing CalFresh, the state’s food assistance program

6.10.20 Op-ed, CalMatters, link

How Grocery Shopping Online Could Help Close Equity Gaps

6.8.20 California Health Report, link

Op-Ed: SB 882, a bill to make food more available

6.7.20 Orange County Register, PDF

How Grocery Shopping Online Could Help Close Equity Gaps

6.4.20 Yes Magazine, link

Mothers Who Rely on Federal Food Aid Struggle to Get Groceries Safely During the Covid-19 Outbreak

6.1.20 Time, link

Demand for food assistance soars in Silicon Valley during COVID-19 lockdown

5.28.20 San Jose Spotlight, link

In the midst of a crisis, California needs to improve access to food aid

5.14.20 SF Examiner, link

Pandemic EBT for eligible California families

5.6.20 KION News, link

Grocery Money Zips Straight to California’s Needy Students Amid School Closures

5.5.20 The Chronicle of Social Change, link

Food program for women and children won’t allow home delivery; advocates call for change

4.28.20 San Francisco Chronicle, PDF

Fresno EOC Food Bus Delivering Free Meals

4.06.20 Fox26 News, link

California Stakeholders Urge Expansion of Online Purchasing and Grocery Delivery for WIC 2020

CFPA and the California WIC Association released the following statements. PDF

How Policymakers Can Keep Food Flowing and on the Table During This Pandemic

4.03.20 NextCity, link

California’s Streamlined SNAP App Pivots to Meet COVID-19 Demand

4.01.20 NextCity, link

Support These 35+ Organizations Helping Restaurants, Workers, and Farmers Survive COVID-19

3.29.20 FoodTank, link

Stocking Up On Food? You Could Be Limiting Options For Low-Income Shoppers.

3.24.20 Capitol Public Radio, link

Closed schools provide free to-go meals, but some students still can't get them

3.17.20 KTVU, link

Healthy Food for Hungry Minds

3.12.20 Ed100, link

Santa Clara County to Explore Feasibility of Funding Universal Meals at Area’s Poorest Schools

2.12.20 San Jose Inside, link
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