The mission of the University District Food Bank is to build a hunger-free Northeast Seattle by providing neighbors with reliable … Read more
This report outlines an opportunity for United Way of King County’s Benefits Hub to offer new financial interventions to support low-income community college students. Its purpose is to evaluate the potential impact of the “Save2Build” credit-building and matched savings pilot … Read more
From Irvine, CA, Malak graduated with Phi Betta Kappa and honors from the University of California, Irvine with a Bachelor’s Degree in public health and international studies. Throughout her time in college, Malak was vocally active in establishing and maintaining food security efforts during her time in college as an … Read more
Born in Nigeria and raised in Houston, Texas, Baridilo is a recent graduate from Rice University with a degree in policy studies and sociology, and a certificate in civic leadership. With a passion for social justice, especially in areas of race, gender, and poverty, Baridilo worked on her college campus … Read more
Born and raised in South Los Angeles, Jade graduated from Yale University with a degree in ethnicity, race & migration and human rights in 2017. After graduation, Jade served as a caseworker for homeless and home-insecure families before joining a high-need middle school in South Central LA through Americorps VISTA. … Read more
This report will outline the impact of the waiver loss as well as two state-sponsored options available to ABAWDs to meet SNAP (Basic Food) work requirements: Workfare and Basic Food Employment & Training (BFET).
Eduardo graduated from Wake Forest University with a degree in health and exercise Science. During college, he conducted a healthy food initiative in his hometown addressing the local levels of childhood obesity and conducted community based participatory research on migrant farmworker occupational health with the Wake Forest School of Medicine. … Read more
Alysha graduated with Phi Beta Kappa honors from the University of Rochester. She graduated college with a B.A. in anthropology and Spanish and minors in public health and gender studies before pursuing an interdisciplinary year-long study of media and social change through the Take 5 fellowship program. As an undergrad, … Read more
Lifting 50K out of Poverty: Maximizing Income Supports and Community Colleges in King County details the impact of tax refunds on United Way tax filers and describes United Way’s new initiatives helping low income adults secure living wage jobs, tax … Read more
The Community Eligibility Provision: Fueling the Future of Healthy Kids in King County is a comprehensive guide to understanding the barriers, dispelling the misconceptions, and utilizing best practices for successful CEP implementation in the county. The report also includes recommendations for … Read more
Food is Medicine: Understanding how Nutritious Food can Impact an Individual’s Health evaluates Lifelong’s home delivered meals program and provides recommendations for improvement.
Nutrition Hubs: Building Hunger- Free Schools in King County is a guide for increasing students’ access to school meals that outlines a method of collaboration between AmeriCorps members, community organizations, school districts, and private funders.