This paper is part of a series of occasional white papers produced by the Congressional Hunger Center that offer a concise “primer” on key aspects of policymaking and implementation on childhood hunger and nutrition issues. The series is intended to … Read more
On March 31, 2004 The UPS Foundation and the Congressional Hunger Center hosted a National Hunger Forum at The Keck Center of the National Academies in Washington, D.C. Content area experts researched and wrote white papers for review and discussion … Read more
SNAP Policy Demystified: The Tennessee Advocate’s Guide to SNAP serves as a policy manual for advocates who work with Tennessee SNAP applicants or recipients. The manual aims to streamline the advocacy process by providing advocates with a resource to more quickly identify … Read more
Reclaiming the Cafeteria: An Advocate’s Guide to Understanding the Nashville School Food Environment is a resource manual with detailed information on the factors that together shape the school food options within the Metro Nashville Public Schools.
Give Ohio a Boost: Promote the Earned Income Tax Credit is a training guide for advocates and direct service providers to promote the Earned Income Tax Credit to their clients.
Become an Anti-Hunger Advocate offers a briefing on hunger in Washington and an advocacy training guide that a)presents readers with key facts on issues, programs and policies needed to understand hunger in Washington, and b) teaches key skills and strategies … Read more
Low Wages and Basic Needs in the City of Miami: Facts for Advocates examines the extent of low wage work in Miami, and outlining local community and faith-based responses in order to raise awareness and encourage further involvement from current … Read more
Eliminate Hunger: A Guide to Filling Empty Cupboards in Your Region is a resource guide for Los Angeles County food pantries highlighting food stamp application procedures, welfare office locations, pantry advocacy tips, and collaboration ideas for food pantries within each … Read more
Teachers’ Perceptions of the School Breakfast Program reports teachers experiences with the School Breakfast Program (SBP) in Connecticut, provides a basic overview of the SBP, offers steps that groups can take to promote the program, and includes a resource guide … Read more
Developing Leaders in a Community Group is a comprehensive guide to developing community leaders designed to assist community groups, including instructions on how to plan and run various trainings, useful forms, sample workshops on food stamps and citizen advocacy, and … Read more
Advocacy Retooled is an innovative anti-hunger and poverty advocacy toolkit targeted at community level anti-hunger leaders designed to communicate the importance of advocacy work in eradicating hunger and poverty, and to present a hands-on, engaging approach to advocacy.
Five Year Strategic Plan to Stamp out Hunger is a report for Florida’s Food Security Team, a coalition of state agencies that administer USDA nutrition programs and their community based partners, outlining the coalition’s progress in 2003 and providing recommendations … Read more