A Closer Look at Immigrant-Access Barriers in the Massachusetts Food Stamp Program is an in-depth analysis of the intersection between policy and implementation. It links specific policy language to chronic obstacles and implementation and offers recommendations for their improvement.
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.
Sharing a Common Goal: A Qualitative Study on the Challenges Face by New York City’s Human Resources Administration (HRA) and the Possible Role of Advocacy Organizations in Helping to Overcome Them offers suggestions for dispelling misperceptions and and miscommunication between … Read more
Children and Their Food Practices illustrates the influence that school meals and family eating practices have on Tucson children’s food security, overall health and well being.
The Face of Hunger in Alaska is a compilation of interviews with Alaskans who have faced or are still facing hunger. It serves as an awareness-building tool, and includes a resource guide and fact sheet to assist those in need … Read more
San Antonio Food Bank Program Guide & Child Nutrition Survey Results Report is a resource guide to the programs at the San Antonio Food Bank designed for use by its 325 member agencies.
Food Stamp Outreach Toolkit for the District of Columbia provides the information and materials needed for community based organizations to spearhead a food stamp outreach initiative in their office or in-take center, including flyers, posters, a “necessary documents for application” … Read more
Quick! Delicious! Healthy Recipes on a Budget! is a recipe booklet with nutritious, inexpensive, and easy to prepare dishes that promotes the benefits of buying locally grown produce and provides information applying for food stamps and accessing free health and … Read more
The Campus Kitchens Nutrition Initiative Guide highlights the nutrition projects completed by students at each of the Campus Kitchens and serves as a step-by-step outline to re-create those projects at other Campus Kitchens or through other student organizations.
Growing Health and Wealth: Food Stamp Outreach in the Central Valley and Beyond identifies major barriers to food stamp access and outreach and makes recommendations for improving program participation. It includes a project narrative, a toolkit for others working on … Read more
Deanna graduated from Swarthmore College in 2004 with a sociology-anthropology major and biology minor. She coordinated an after-school tutoring and mentoring program for high school students while participating in various community organizations that empowered targeted community members, and educated students about poverty and homelessness. She also conducted sociological and biological … Read more
Laura graduated from Bowdoin College in 2004 with a BA in sociology and Spanish. She served on the Common Good Grant Committee and was involved in a variety of volunteer programs on poverty and education at Bowdoin. She studied abroad in La Paz, Bolivia, interned at a family support center, … Read more