“Dream Denied: Portland’s Housing Affordability Crisis, Recent Progress, and What Else Can Still Be Done” was presented by Bill Emerson Hunger Fellow Nitan Shanas as part of the briefing “A Snapshot of Hunger in America” on February 17, 2022. Nitan … Read more
Increasing Access to Food for Mothers, Infants and Children Receiving Benefits from WIC through Community Partnerships
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
One of our 9th class Leland Fellows, April Dodd, updated the Emerging Ag. Inc. website with a summery of the the seven farmers and SME representatives who attended the FAO Regional Meeting on Agricultural Bio-technologies in Sustainable Food Systems and … 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
Establishing a Community Land Trust in Jackson, Mississippi analyzes the housing cost burden on families in Jackson and the potential of community land trusts (CLTs) to address these disparities, highlighting particular mechanisms in facilitating CLTs in the city.
Gentrification & Gender Expectations: Women in the Fruitvale explains the challenges that Latinas face as mothers, wives, immigrants, and victims of tenant harassment, and the importance of empowering these women to strengthen themselves and their community.
Integrating Food Access & Affordable Housing is a resource guide for food access programming in affordable housing communities. It includes best practices and existing models for gardens, edible landscaping, cooking and nutrition education, and low-cost farm shares. It also offers recommendations … Read more
Keep Chicago Renting: Grassroots Implementation of a Chicago City Ordinance is a resource for advocates and organizers working on tenants’ rights. It provides an outline of the new city ordinance and a model for how to reach out to vulnerable … Read more
There is an emerging commitment on the part of donors, governments and other non-governmental organizations to build resilience as a means to achieving real and lasting change for those most vulnerable in chronic crisis areas, such as the Sahel and … Read more
This paper is part of a series of occasional white papers produced by the Congressional Hunger Center that offer a concise “primer” on key aspects of policymaking and implementation on childhood hunger and nutrition issues. The series is intended to … Read more
This paper offers policy recommendations for reforming the South African RDP Housing policy to shift away from a mindset focused on delivery of numbers (the construction of as many houses possible in the shortest amount of time), and towards actions … Read more