Oregon School Meal Access During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Oregon was on track to implement legislation that would provide most of the state’s students with free school lunch and breakfast. This report examines the impact of the pandemic on school meal access in Oregon through … Read more

Welcome Home Coalition

The Welcome Home Coalition envisions a future where everyone has a safe, stable, affordable home and our community takes collective … Read more

Client Engagement Report 2018

Jamila is currently working at the Presbyterian Church (USA), Office of Public Witness. They are helping build leadership capacity amongst grassroots leaders in congregations across seven states to strengthen the movement infrastructures in their respective and local communities. In addition, … Read more

Erica McCoy

Hailing from Carthage, Mississippi, Erica graduated from Stanford University in 2017 with a degree in earth systems with a concentration in sustainable food and agriculture and a minor in art practice. She is passionate about issues surrounding food systems including sustainability and food justice. While at Stanford, Erica explored these … Read more

Jamila Cervantes

Originally from Los Angeles, California, Jamila graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a combined degree in LGBT studies, Latin American studies, and sociology. While at Berkeley, Jamila proudly served as the co-director for Project Pueblo, an organization that aided local communities in the Bennett Freeze region of the … Read more

A Healthy Summer and Beyond

A Healthy Summer and Beyond dives into the collective story behind Summer EBT for Children and the 48,000 kids it reached in Oregon last summer. Through in-depth stories of participants, this report shares the story that the numbers missed – … Read more

Miru Yoo

During college, Miru worked with youth from underserved communities to prepare them for the college admissions process. Afterwards, she lived in Central Asia for eight months interning at a translations agency, and volunteering at a non-profit organization focusing on community based tourism. After living abroad, she decided to pursue her master’s degree … Read more

Amy Woehling

Amy received her B.A. in global economics from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. After graduation, she served as an AmeriCorps Farm to School Nutrition Educator and Liaison in six Madison Metropolitan Elementary Schools. She then followed her desire to be more hands-on in the classroom and moved to northwest … Read more

Oregon Food Bank

In 1988, Interagency Food Bank and Oregon Food Share merged to become Oregon Food Bank, which distributed USDA Commodity Supplemental … Read more

Our Children Oregon

Our Children Oregon (formerly Children First For Oregon) safeguards the next generation of young people by bringing together advocates, policymakers, … Read more

Overcoming Barriers to Access of Federal Food Programs

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.