Energy Clinic: A Toolbox for Helping Families Heat and Eat outlines the need for both food and fuel assistance in combating food insecurity. The report is being used to encourage replication of the Energy Clinic Model in Medical-Legal partnerships nation-wide.
Food Stamps and Immigrant Families: How Health Care Workers Can Improve Child Health makes the case for food stamps as a tool to improve the health of immigrant children, providing medical professionals with facts and culturally appropriate information to encourage … Read more
An Assessment of Child & Adult Care Food Program Supper Pilot within Milwaukee Public Schools evaluates the value and impact of supper service during after school programming.
The Thrifty Food Plan and Food Costs in Vermont reports that 3SquaresVT (the state name for the federal SNAP/food stamps program) benefits were insufficient for families to buy low-cost, nutritious food at grocery stores in northern Vermont. (Note: This document … Read more
The Economic Literacy Curriculum: A Facilitator’s Guide is a tool for community members and food bank staff for teaching family literacy classes and includes lesson outlines, sample lesson plans, materials, and other helpful resources to enhance learning experiences and empower … Read more
A Statewide Analysis of the Child and Adult Care Food Program and Family Child Care Providers in Oregon examines declining CACFP enrollment rates and makes recommendations for improving participation.
An Assessment of the Child & Adult Care Food Program After-School Supper in Milwaukee Public Schools examines the impact of the supper meal on students, families, and staff during after-school hours and describes alternative school supper models used in other … Read more
State of Child Care in Oregon examines the impact of the 2008-2009 recession on the child care industry in Oregon, assessing how families with young children and the child care providers have been affected by the recession, high unemployment, and … Read more
Empowering Families Affected by Domestic Violence: Optimizing Financial Stability Through Medical-Legal Partnerships examines the various regulatory and abuse-related barriers that domestic violence survivors face when trying to access public health benefits. It outlines the special legal protections for DV survivors, … Read more
In Perspective: An Assessment of Milwaukee County Food Pantry Clients is a comprehensive report describing the impact of the economic downturn on the eating habits of more than 500 Milwaukee County residents and is available at www.hungertaskforce.org.
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