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
From the Base: The Human Impact of Secure Communities in Alameda County is a compilation of stories and thoughts shared by community members during Know your Rights trainings and community forums on the impact of the Secure Communities program.
Building the Base: Grassroots Organizing for the Immigrant Rights Campaign is a guide to a successful community organizing model used by Causa Justa::Just Cause that includes best practices to build community leadership on immigrant rights. This guide includes an overview … Read more
19th Class, 2012-2013 Field Placement: Causa Justa Just Cause (Oakland, CA) In Oakland, Irene helped recruit community members to be active in Causa Justa’s immigrant rights campaign. She conducted Know your Rights trainings in Latino communities and connected them to … Read more
19th Class, 2012-2013 Field Placement: Causa Justa Just Cause (Oakland, CA) Jarymar led organized Latino community members through Causa Justa’s Immigrant Rights Campaign in Oakland and San Francisco. She conducted outreach and met with community members to help build leadership … Read more
18th Class, 2011-2012 Field Placement: Sacramento Housing Alliance (Sacramento, CA) Samantha developed a primer on the Restaurant Meals Program (RMP), a statewide hot meals option for elderly, disabled and homeless SNAP recipients. Through interviews with RMP clients, county welfare directors, … Read more
18th Class, 2011-2012 Field Placement: Sacramento Housing Alliance (Sacramento, CA) Sabrina worked to increase access to healthy and nutritious food for people experiencing homelessness. She conducted focus groups to gather data on the nutrition expertise and interests of homeless adults … Read more
7th Class, 2000-2001 Field Placement: Alameda County Community Food Bank (Oakland, CA) Policy Placement: Food Research and Action Center (Washington, DC)