In Tennessee, 10.7% of older adults aged 60 or older experience food insecurity, compared to 8% of Seniors nationwide. This report focuses on one of the interventions to address the needs of this growing food insecure population, the Commodity Supplemental … Read more
Better Together: Optimizing Summer Meal Programs in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties is the product of qualitative interviews with stakeholders in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties who administer summer meal programs. Better Together highlights the importance of summer … Read more
This report will explore the prevalence and connectedness of food insecurity and poverty in Louisiana, the role of SNAP in addressing those issues, and the far-reaching impacts that the program has on the health and economic wellbeing of our state. … 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).
Philabundance Agency Advocacy Toolkit is a resource intended to enable food pantry, soup kitchen, and other direct service providers to effectively advocate on behalf of state and federal anti-hunger programs. The toolkit includes information about how to engage with elected officials, develop a … Read more
Dead Ends: Assessing Transportation Barriers among the ABAWD Population in Illinois is the culmination of Maria Cristina’s work at the Illinois Hunger Coalition, where she spent her field placement researching the impact of SNAP work requirements on the Able-Bodied Adults Without … Read more
CalFresh: The Most Vital Anti-Hunger Intervention in San Diego County provides an overview of food insecurity in San Diego County, highlighting issues unique to the region. Through a data analysis of food assistance sources in San Diego County and a … Read more
Better Together: Optimizing Summer Meal Programs in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties is the product of qualitative interviews with stakeholders in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties who administer summer meal programs. Better Together highlights the importance of summer nutrition for the … Read more
Able Bodies, Empty Stomachs provides an analysis of the SNAP ABAWD policy, and includes strategies for advocates to reduce the policy’s impact on low-income communities. Pennsylvania’s experience is presented as a case study.
SNAP Time Limit: A Direct Service Organization’s Guide to ABAWD and Screening for Exemptions in Mississippi provides direct service organizations with a basic understanding of the SNAP time limit and the new requirements for ABAWDs. The report also includes tools … 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