“New Year, New Waiver: Recommendations for Connecting Able-Bodied Adults without Dependents to Basic Food in King County, WA”, profiles the demographic of King County residents affected by the SNAP time limit policy and includes recommendations for how United Way can … Read more
Blog: Africa Biotech Conference
One of our 9th class Leland Fellows, April Dodd, updated the Emerging Ag. Inc. website with a summery of the the seven farmers and SME representatives who attended the FAO Regional Meeting on Agricultural Bio-technologies in Sustainable Food Systems and … Read more
Able Bodies, Empty Stomachs
Able Bodies, Empty Stomachs provides an analysis of the SNAP ABAWD policy, and includes strategies for advocates to reduce the policy’s impact on low-income communities. Pennsylvania’s experience is presented as a case study.
Lifting 50K out of Poverty: Maximizing Income Supports and Community Colleges in King County
Lifting 50K out of Poverty: Maximizing Income Supports and Community Colleges in King County details the impact of tax refunds on United Way tax filers and describes United Way’s new initiatives helping low income adults secure living wage jobs, tax … Read more
Towards a More Accessible and Economically Just Chicago
Towards a More Accessible and Economically Just Chicago is a report that exploring barriers to employment for women with disabilities in the realms of economic development, education, government, housing, and transportation.
SNAP Time Limit: A Direct Service Organization’s Guide to ABAWD and Screening for Exemptions in Mississippi
SNAP Time Limit: A Direct Service Organization’s Guide to ABAWD and Screening for Exemptions in Mississippi provides direct service organizations with a basic understanding of the SNAP time limit and the new requirements for ABAWDs. The report also includes tools … Read more
The Community Eligibility Provision: Fueling the Future of Healthy Kids in King County
The Community Eligibility Provision: Fueling the Future of Healthy Kids in King County is a comprehensive guide to understanding the barriers, dispelling the misconceptions, and utilizing best practices for successful CEP implementation in the county. The report also includes recommendations for … Read more
A Healthy Summer and Beyond
A Healthy Summer and Beyond dives into the collective story behind Summer EBT for Children and the 48,000 kids it reached in Oregon last summer. Through in-depth stories of participants, this report shares the story that the numbers missed – … Read more
Integrating Food Access & Affordable Housing
Integrating Food Access & Affordable Housing is a resource guide for food access programming in affordable housing communities. It includes best practices and existing models for gardens, edible landscaping, cooking and nutrition education, and low-cost farm shares. It also offers recommendations … Read more
The Power of Community Engagement: Increasing Community Involvement in Anti-Hunger Networks
The Power of Community Engagement is a report on methods for increasing community engagement in a coalition focused on hunger and issues of food access. It also illustrates potential positive impacts of community empowerment efforts in anti-hunger work.
Funding for Parent Engagement in Illinois: a Critical Component for School Success
Funding for Parent Engagement in Illinois: A Critical Component for School Success is a resource for advocates working to strengthen parent engagement work in Illinois. The report outlines the existing federal and state level funding commitments for parent engagement, analyzes ways … Read more
A Primer on the Restaurant Meals Program in California, Preventing Hunger Among the Elderly, Disabled & Homeless in the Golden State
A Primer on the Restaurant Meals Program in California, Preventing Hunger Among the Elderly, Disabled & Homeless in the Golden State is a report that aims to improve the understanding and implementation of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program’s (SNAP) restaurant meals … Read more