The COVID-19 pandemic has shed light on the layers of inequality worldwide, especially in terms of food security and the ability of families to put food on the table. In the United States, food insecurity levels rose sharply from 11-12% in the previous five years to 38% by March and April 2020. A survey conducted […]
As we begin to see the light at the end of the tunnel in regard to COVID-19, with the economy improving and more people being hired, we are also seeing these recent gains reflecting the continued disparities between race, gender, socioeconomic class, and education levels. To combat this persistent issue and provide greater opportunities for […]
Although California is getting $2.6 billion from the federal stimulus bill and an additional $2.2 billion from the American Rescue plan, less than 1% of this federal rent relief has been distributed to California tenants and landlords. This, coupled with the fact that the California eviction ban will end in just over a month, puts […]
With Generation Z soon predicted to make up over a third of the global population and a quarter of the workforce, there is an increasing need to educate, incorporate, and develop opportunities for them. Chef Bruno’s Hospitality Academy is paving the way in creating the chance for teens in our community to learn about the […]
Eating at a restaurant is in most cases a joyous event; sometimes triggered by a special occasion or often simply a time to get together and converse with a family member, friend or business associate, it’s all the more valued after the restrictions of the past year. However, for all the positives of the customer […]
A distribution network is an intermediate point in a supply chain that receives goods from a manufacturer and delivers them to an end customer. Location, or proximity to the customer, and infrastructure are two important components of a distribution network. Every day examples include companies such as Wal-Mart and Amazon. A food distribution network is […]
Nonprofits have positioned themselves to be the conduit for bringing excess food to the people in need. While much of the current global food production methods can contribute to the worsening climate crisis, it’s difficult to muster the support to take the necessary steps to protect the future when food insecurity and hunger are critical concerns.
Occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic, the moratorium on eviction that has kept many low-income families in their homes, while welcomed and essential, comes with a price; the monies owed are deferred not excused. Now, however, California has established a rent relief program that may offer a solution.
Hunger has been called the most severe and critical manifestation of poverty. Further, in the insidious, cyclical nature of the relationship between the two, hunger causes poverty. Think of the child born to poverty who seldom has access to a filling, nutritional meal. The resulting poor health, diminished body size, low energy and reduced mental […]
This year has taken a huge toll for our communities, and at the front lines are healthcare workers who help support everyone facing these issues each day. A recent USA Today article reported a Center for Disease Control tally of over 400,000 cases of coronavirus and more than 1400 deaths among healthcare workers nation-wide. Yet, […]