Food Insecurity – Child Hunger

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 […]

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Importance of Essential Skills

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 […]

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Where Exactly Is California Rental Assistance Heading To?

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 […]

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Why Sustainable Restaurants Are Important Today

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 […]

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5 Reasons Food Distribution Networks Matter to Communities

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 […]

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Building Community and a Sustainable Future Through Food 

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.

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California Rent Relief – What You Need to Know

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.

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