As food insecurity numbers increase due to COVID-19, the Houston Food Bank (HFB) has become a necessity for many families across southeast Texas. HFB has had to distribute an overwhelming demand of food to community partners. Additionally, they have remained committed to working to address root causes of hunger and understand how HFB can lead through a racial equity lens. This report will focus on how the Houston Food Bank adapted the Organizational Assessment, developed by JustLead Washington, to understand the awareness and commitment of HFB’s current race equity work and will offer insights into how other organizations can too.
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