Fixing Food Stamps: Two Simple Changes State Leaders Can Make to Address Idaho’s Hunger Problem is an analysis of the Food Stamp Program in Idaho, including interviews with low-income families, suggesting that the implementation of two state options – eliminating … Read more
Overcoming Barriers to Access of Federal Food Programs is a report on the utilization of federal food programs and a corresponding set of fact sheets exploring barriers to program access and possible solutions in three Oregon counties.
Urban Agriculture in Hartford is a multi-component presentation on the benefits, challenges, and potential of urban agriculture, including specific recommendations for the city of Hartford, that is adaptable to a variety of audiences including policymakers, community members, and organizations.
Hungry in Florida: Three Options in the Food Stamp Program to Help Alleviate Poverty and Improve Food Security examines three federal options that Florida can adopt to dramatically improve its Food Stamp Program and recommending that the state agency administering … Read more
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
A Closer Look at Immigrant-Access Barriers in the Massachusetts Food Stamp Program is an in-depth analysis of the intersection between policy and implementation. It links specific policy language to chronic obstacles and implementation and offers recommendations for their improvement.
Sharing a Common Goal: A Qualitative Study on the Challenges Face by New York City’s Human Resources Administration (HRA) and the Possible Role of Advocacy Organizations in Helping to Overcome Them offers suggestions for dispelling misperceptions and and miscommunication between … Read more
Access to the Federal Food Stamp Program: An In-Depth Analysis of New York City’s Immigrant Communities, Estimates of Unmet Need and Barriers to Access is a comprehensive analysis of the context of immigrant food stamps access in New York City. … Read more
The Cost of Child Care explores family financial stability by focusing on the affordability of child care. The report uses Oregon Food Bank survey data to correlate families that incur high child care costs with the incidences of food insecurity. … Read more
A Community Food Assessment of Washington, D.C. details research findings and provides action-oriented recommendations for program enhancements, community organizing, and policy advocacy. Noteworthy within the assessment are up-to-date maps of grocery stores and farmers’ markets in the District and information … Read more
Improving Food Stamps in Alameda County and Beyond is based on an in-depth analysis of the Alameda County Social Service Agency’s internal processes and how they can best interface with the external food stamp outreach efforts of local community based … Read more
The Outreach Aisle: A Showcase of Cost-Effectiveness in Food Stamp Outreach explores methods of Food Stamp outreach used nationwide. The report measures the cost-effectiveness of each outreach strategy and is designed to assist with the selection of methods for those … Read more