Struggling for Sustenance: Barriers to SNAP/Food Stamps in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties details the hardships eligible households face in trying to access food stamps. Based on 400 surveys and 40 interviews with food bank clients and partner agencies, … Read more
Harnessing Youth Voice in the Fight Against Hunger: The Role of Youth in Evaluating Federal Nutrition Assistance Programs Within Albuquerque Public Schools provides an overview of Albuquerque Public School students’ views on school meals and the pervasive problem of hunger … Read more
Considering the Costs of Senior Hunger and the Benefits of Federal Nutrition Programs explores factors affecting the food security of older D.C. residents and the impact of hunger on wellness, and assesses the value of federal nutrition programs in relation … Read more
Re-Imagining Bodegas: Stories of Community Involvement in the Healthy Bodegas Initiative describes the Adopt-a-Bodega process and offers three case studies illustrating the successes and challenges of the program in the South Bronx, Central Brooklyn, and East Harlem.
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
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