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Food Insecurity

Fighting to ensure every Californian has increased and equitable access to healthy food by focusing on the issues of food deserts, student hunger, and freshly prepared climate-friendly school meals.

Despite producing nearly half of the nation's fruits and vegetables, one in eight Californians struggle with hunger and lack access to nutritious foods. All people should have equitable access to the resources they need to live healthy, productive lives.

Tiffany Germain, Research & Policy Advisor

Advocacy Work

Senate Bill 907
Local Equitable Access to Food (LEAF)
Improves access to healthy foods for all California families, regardless of income, as well as increases the number of farmers’ markets throughout California.
SB 364
School Food: End Child Hunger Act (Skinner)
Establishes the Better Out of School Time (BOOST) Nutrition EBT Program to prevent child hunger during regularly scheduled school breaks or emergency school closures.

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