The Status of Low-Income Seniors in Eugene, Oregon shares results and analysis of a survey designed to better understand the state of hunger and poverty among low-income seniors in Eugene so that service providers can address the problems, and craft … Read more
Food Policy Councils: Practice and Possibility reports on the role of Food Policy Councils in the Community Food Security movement, which build and support partnerships among anti-hunger, sustainable agriculture, nutrition, and private sector stakeholders to create hunger-free communities.
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.
Advocating for Change is a step by step guide for food banks on how to form anti-hunger advocacy committees in their communities. It contains detailed information about what is needed to successfully form an advocacy committee, useful tools to facilitate … Read more
The Oregon Faith Roundtable Against Hunger Manual is a detailed toolkit that provides information to newly-established roundtables about how to conduct outreach, facilitate meetings, and train advocates on the root causes of hunger.
8th Class, 2001-2002 Field Placement: FOOD for Lane County (Eugene, OR) Jennifer researched and compiled a report with recommendations for implementing local food policy councils. She also collaborated with advocates state-wide to streamline the Food Stamp application process and visited … Read more
9th Class, 2002-2003 Field Placement: FOOD for Lane County (Eugene, OR) Justin created models for community needs assessments, in order to identify where the need was greatest in Lane County, Oregon. He also identified models for needs assessments within FFLC. … Read more
9th Class, 2002-2003 Field Placement: FOOD for Lane County (Eugene, OR) Sarah researched best practices for creation and implementation of food policy councils and made recommendations for the development of a Council in Lane County. This report, as well as … Read more
10th Class, 2003-2004 Field Placement: Oregon Hunger Relief Task Force (Portland, OR) Bob assessed the utilization of the Food Stamp Program, Summer Food Service Program, and After School Snack and Meal Program in three Oregon counties to help increase program … Read more
10th Class, 2003-2004 Field Placement: Oregon Food Bank (Portland, OR) Sarah developed a Community Advocacy and Action Report for two of Oregon Food Bank’s 18 regional food banks. She advocated for solutions to the root causes of hunger by working … Read more
11th Class, 2004-2005 Field Placement: Oregon Food Bank (Portland, OR) David worked with the Advocacy Department to increase the advocacy capacity of the regional food banks throughout the state. In one community he assisted in the formation of an anti-hunger … Read more