Hungry Souls, Richly Nourished provides policy and programmatic recommendations to increase student access, enrollment and participation in the National School Lunch Program in Albuquerque within the confines of school district budgets.
Boston Bounty Bucks: Increasing Access to an Affordability of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables for SNAP Participants is a program evaluation of a city government-led initiative promoting SNAP benefit redemption at farmers markets, and identified strategies to improve access to healthy … Read more
Testimonial Truths: Food Insecurity in Washington, D.C. from the Community Perspective is a compilation of interview responses from food insecure D.C. residents about food access during the economic recession. The report identifies the obstacles to healthy food access and provides … 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
The State of Food: A Snapshot of Food Access in Louisville is a literature review of food access and food policy in Louisville that examines where disparities in food access persist, analyzes initiatives and research already underway, and provides suggestions … Read more
Food Access in Three New Orleans Neighborhoods documents the limited food retail options and resulting lack of access to healthy food in 3 low-income communities of color in New Orleans: The 9th Ward, Central City and Hollygrove.
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
Making the Leap to West Louisville: EBT at Grasshoppers Distribution is a guide for Community Supported Agriculture programs seeking to accept SNAP/food stamp benefits that explores strategies for building community partnerships and options to make weekly shares affordable to SNAP … Read more
Breaking Bread: Engaging Religiously Diverse Youth in the Nashville Food Justice Movement is a resource manual that provides food security organizations with tools and strategies to connect with interfaith communities.
Strength in Numbers documents the lack of sources for data analyzing food insecurity rates among Oregonians of color in a historical, demographic and policy-oriented context, while highlighting opportunities for new data collection efforts.
A native of Virginia, Amber graduated from The College of William and Mary in 2009 with a degree in history and public policy. She was a Sharpe Community Scholar, resident advisor, assistant in the Office of Multicultural Affairs, and president of her sorority. Amber has served as an ESL tutor … 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.