Georgina grew up in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico and El Paso, Texas and graduated from the University of Texas at El Paso in 2012 with a degree in political science and Chicano studies. She participated in the Service Learning program for Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center and Centro De Los Trabajadores … Read more
Hunger and Health: An Assessment of Social Service Models Integrating CalFresh and Medi-Cal in Community Based Organizations discusses the opportunities for integrating outreach and application assistance for CalFresh and Medi-Cal created by the Affordable Care Act. The report highlights several … Read more
Julianna is from Yarmouth, Maine and graduated from Mount Holyoke College with a degree in economics and a minor in development studies. She was a Community Based Learning Fellow at Gardening the Community, a grassroots food justice organization, and worked on the implementation and evaluation of their community supported agriculture … Read more
Born in Beijing, China and raised in Illinois, Yuqi graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 2013 with degrees in Chinese and economics, and a minor in public health. Yuqi has worked with grassroots organizations in Illinois, California and Missouri on public health and poverty issues; she advocated for … Read more
Established in 1995, Community Health Improvement Partners (CHIP) has been a leader in innovative, collaborative solutions to address critical community … Read more
San Diego Hunger Coalition leads coordinated action to end hunger in San Diego County supported by research, education, and advocacy.
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
The Homeless Nutrition Education Toolkit provides homeless service agencies with best practices and lesson plans for nutrition education courses specifically targeted to homeless populations.
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
Causa Justa :: Just Cause (CJJC) is a multi-racial, grassroots organization building community leadership to achieve justice for low-income San … Read more
Originally from Cicero, Illinois, Irene graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in social policy. She interned with legal clinics and women’s empowerment groups in Chicago in order to help low-income victims of domestic violence access legal assistance and support groups. Irene also interned and conducted research for a women’s … Read more