Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Oregon was on track to implement legislation that would provide most of the state’s students with free school lunch and breakfast. This report examines the impact of the pandemic on school meal access in Oregon through … 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
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.
Fuel 4 School assesses the impact of Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) on food service in Allegheny County schools. Through focus groups with parents and interviews with school administrators, the report details how CEP enhances the effects of the School Breakfast … Read more
Childhood Hunger in Vermont includes a PowerPoint presentation and accompanying guide that a) defines the problem of childhood hunger in Vermont, its effects on the health, education and well-being of children, and the increased health care and educational costs to … Read more
Unnoticed, Unaddressed & Unacceptable: Revealing and Attacking Washington State’s Persistent Hunger Problem outlines six solutions to reduce hunger, including increasing participation in School Lunch, Breakfast, and Summer Food programs; lifting the lifetime ban on Food Stamps for people with former … 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.
Evaluation of the 2005-2006 Provision 2 Pilot in Milwaukee Public Schools highlights key findings from the evaluation of Milwaukee’s Provision 2 pilot and is used to inform considerations regarding future universal free meal expansion in Milwaukee. The report discusses how … Read more
Harnessing Youth Voice in the Fight Against Hunger: The Role of Youth in Evaluating Federal Nutrition Assistance Programs Within Albuquerque Public Schools provides an overview of Albuquerque Public School students’ views on school meals and the pervasive problem of hunger … Read more
Hungry Souls, Richly Nourished provides policy and programmatic recommendations to increase student access, enrollment and participation in the National School Lunch Program in Albuquerque within the confines of school district budgets.