What we're reading, listening to, and watching that inform our work
HEAL Food Alliance Platform for Real Food
The HEAL Food Alliance's 10-point platform was crafted by 50 organizations representing rural and urban farmers, fisherfolk, farm and food chain workers, rural and urban communities, scientists, public health advocates, environmentalists, and Indigenous groups. It offers a roadmap to a future that truly nourishes our health, our economies, and our environment.
Conversations on Food Justice: The Radical Origins of Free Breakfast and the Food Justice Movement
The Aspen Institute's Food & Society Program and Share Our Strength co-hosted this conversation on food justice with Devita Davison (executive director of FoodLab Detroit) and Ericka Huggins (educator, former Black Panther Party member, political prisoner, human rights activist, and poet).
The Pandemic's Impact on Nutrition Assistance Programs
COVID-19 and its impact on the economy created new challenges, opportunities, and a significant increase in the number of people requesting nutrition benefits in the U.S. Findings from a recent survey provided deeper insight into the impact of the pandemic on benefits assistance organizations and the people they serve.
Pandemic EBT Documentation Project
The Food Research & Action Center and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities conducted a rapid assessment project to document the development and implementation of P-EBT benefits covering the spring of 2020. The report offers lessons from early implementation, state profile tables and case studies, and more.