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2000 Action Alerts
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Alert/Update for 12.15.00 *Apply for school breakfast start-up and expansion grants
Alert/Update for 12.8.00 *Did Your County Get Any of the $3 million in TANF Funds?, *USDA Plans to Award Funds to Public/private Partners For Food Stamp Outreach and Access.
Alert/Update for 12.1.00 *Review and sign on to CFPA 2001 Legislative Agenda, *President Takes Action To Improve Access to Food Stamps for Working Families
Alert/Update for 11.17.00 *Find out what your county is doing to get ready for EBT, *Read the New FRAC School Breakfast Scorecard.
Alert Update for 11.10.00 *Call you newly elected officials and urge them to make ending hunger a priority, *National Call In Day to restore food stamps to legal immigrants!
Alert Update for 11.3.00 *Get out and vote!, *New opportunity to help seniors, *CFPA's Best Practices Report
Alert/Update for 10.27.00 *Restore food stamps to legal immigrants!, *New CFPA report "How Long Does It Take?", *Take the Reauthorization survey
Alert/Update for 10.20.00 *Restore food stamps to legal immigrants!
Alert/Update for 10.13.00 *Call Congress re:Hunger Relief Act!, *New application for New application for School Breakfast Startup and Expansion Grants, *Transcript from USDA Meeting
Alert/Update for 10.6.00 *Find out where California's future policy makers stand on hunger issues, *New application for School Breakfast Startup and Expansion Grants, *TANF to Reward States for High Performance in Helping Working Families
Alert for 9.29.00 *Celebrate the Victories in the 2000 California Legislature!, *Check Out the New and Revised Food Stamps Web Page, *Know Someone Looking to do Anti-Hunger Advocacy Work?
Special Alert for 9.24.00 *Governor Signs Food Stamp Application Bill!
Alert/Update for 9.22.00 *Wanted: Your highest priority child nutrition concerns and solutions, *Child Nutrition Legislation Update: AB 2631 (Knox) - VETOED!, *Still Waiting to Simply the Food Stamp Application, *County Data for Child Care Food Program Now Available
Alert/Update for 9.15.00 *Last Chance to Remove Red Tape for Hungry Folks - Act Immediately!, *Neighborhood Level Health Data is Now Available Online, *2000 California Food Stamp Forum - October 26 in Sacramento
Alert/Update for 9.8.00 *WIC is facing a huge cutback to funding and services next season unless we pour on the pressure and get a rapid fix!, *Simplifying the Food Stamp Application still awaits Governors Signature, *USDA Food Stamp Hearing Transcripts Available, *SFSP Sponsor Surveys are Due by October 1, 2000
Alert/Update for 9.1.00 *Urge our Governor to fund child nutrition grants - AB 2631 (Knox), *New Report on Food Stamp Participation, *The New York Times Looks Critically at Finger Imaging, *After-School Snack information Now Available for Community Organizations, *Review Comments Submitted to USDA on Food Stamps
Alert/Update for 8.25.00 *USDA is Listening Have your comments on the Food Stamp Program Heard, New data available on childhood health indicators, Food Stamp Guide Now Has Search Feature
Alert/Update for 8.18.00 *Bill to simply the Food Stamps application nears the Governors signature. Veto is possible unless you act now! *Healthy School Environment Summit in September, *Workshop on Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about the State Budget Process
Alert/Update for 8.11.00 *Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) is asking all advocates to participate on September 12, in a National Call-In Day on the Hunger Relief (HRA) and the FORK Acts, State Legislative Victory-School Breakfast Expansion, *Comments Still Being Accepted for Listening Session on Food Stamps
Alert/Update for 8.4.00 *Urge your State Senator to fund child nutrition grants - AB 2631 (Knox), *2000 Glickman Pyramid of Excellence Awards, *Report looks at unspent TANF funds at the state level
Alert/Update for 7.28.00 *Help Us Shape Our Legislative Agenda For 2001 - Share Your Suggestions on How to End Hunger, *Want to Help Feed Kids Afterschool? Visit Our New Afterschool Web Page, *Yet Another Study On the Food Stamp Participation Drop, *USDA Announces Location for Listening Session on Food Stamps
Alert/Update for 7.21.00 *Children Missing Out on Free School Meals - How You Can Help, *Reminder: USDA's Listening Session on Food Stamps Will Be on August 31st in Los Angeles, *USDA Study on Food Stamp Trafficking
Alert/Update for 7.14.00 *More Kids Fed by the Summer Lunch Program - though clearly not enough, *USDA Reschedules Food Stamp Listening Session on Food Stamps for August 31st , *Draft of Food Stamp Reauthorization Proposal Now on the Web
Alert/Update for 7.7.00 *USDA to Hold Food Stamp "Conversation" in Los Angeles on August 9th - Your Help and Input Are Needed, *Food Stamp Application Simplification Bill Passes Committee, *California Food Stamp Guide Now On-line
for 6.30.00 *Governor
Davis Signed State Budget Today - Good News and Bad News for
Anti-hunger Advocates, *State-wide
Hunger Study to Begin in July,
*USDA and Medical Associations Promoting Healthy Eating In Schools, *Summer
Food Program Participation is Up in California
Special Budget Update 6.23.00 *Budget Finally Passes Assembly - Now Goes to Governor, * Local Food Bank in the National Spotlight, *Hefty, but Handy Food Stamp Guide Available
Special Budget Update 6.16.00 *Relax and Read: No action this week. The Good News and the Bad News from the Budget
Special Action Alert for 6.9.00 *This is it - one last push on the budget for food for legal immigrants
Alert/Update for 6.2.00 *Another Barrier Between Hungry People and Food Stamps Mandatory Finger Imaging Underway, *Sacramento Bee and Fresno Bee Push for Continued Food Assistance to Legal Immigrants, * Food Stamp Participation Continues to Decline Throughout California, *The Summer Food Service Program is Starting Up Again, * Anti-Hunger Bills Move in State Legislature
Alert/Update for 5.26.00 *Budget, Budget, Budget - Get your calls in on anti-hunger budget items now!, *Child Nutrition Grants Update, * SCHOOL DISTRICTS SELECTED FOR SCHOOL BREAKFAST STUDY (Including one in California)
Alert/Update for 5.19.00 Governors Budget To Cut 13,000 Immigrants Off Assistance Your Quick Action is Needed, *Hunger Action Day Was Very Successful - Anti-Hunger Measures Moved in the State Legislature, *Save the Dates: Community Food Security Coalition Training Workshops, July 10-11
Alert/Update for 5.12.00 May 16 is Hunger Action Day at the Capitol - Join us in Sacramento, *Anti-Hunger Bills Move in State Legislature, *Free/Reduced Priced Lists Available
Alert/Update for 5.5.00
Alert/Update for 4.28.00 Budget Request For Food Stamp Outreach Stalled - Your Calls Are Needed, *Anti-Hunger Bills Move in State Legislature, *Reminder: Food Stamp Application Simplification Hearing, *Get on the Bus: May 16 is Hunger Action Day at the Capitol, A Resource for School Polices on Healthy Eating, Characteristics of Food Stamps Households Nationally
Alert/Update for 4.21.00 *Proposed Food Stamp Regulations Undermine Access to Nutrition Assistance - Send Your Comments in Now!, *Anti-Hunger Bills Move in State Legislature, *National Nutrition Summit, *Another Reminder: May 16 is Hunger Action Day at the Capitol, *Job Opportunities
Alert/Update for 4.14.00 *Help Feed Kids When School Is Out - Spread the Word About the Summer Food Program, *Anti-Hunger Bills Move in State Legislature, *Reminder: May 16 is Hunger Action Day at the Capitol, *An Update on Welfare Reform in California, *Minimum Wage Sign On Letter, *Job Opportunities
Alert/Update for 4.7.00 *Help Families Put Food on the Table - Support the California Agenda for Working Families!, *Anti-Hunger Bills Move in State Legislature, *Upcoming Hearing on Bill for Child Nutrition Start-up Grant Expansion, *Food Stamps and Finger Imaging, *Job Opportunities
for 3.31.00 *Find
Out More About What It Is Like To Be Hungry And In Need Of Assistance - Grab
A Pencil And Fill Out A Food Stamp Application, *Important Hearings on
Hunger Bills, *Research Shows That Kids Eat By Example, *Analysis of Federal
Budget Proposals, *New Federal Poverty Guidelines, *What is EBT
(ELECTRONIC BENEFITS TRANSFER) and how does it work?
Alert/Update for 3.24.00 *Help Families Put Food on the Table Support Support the Creation of a State Earned Income Tax Credit, *Upcoming Hearings on Anti-hunger Legislation, *Characteristics of Food Stamp Recipients in California, *Job Opportunities
Alert/Update for 3.17.00 *Expand Child Nutrition Start-Up Grants Support AB 2631 (Knox), *Anti-Hunger Initiatives Move Toward Inclusion in the Senate Budget , *Plant a Row for the Hungry, *Job Opportunities
Alert/Update for 3.10.00 *Continue Food Stamp Assistance For Legal Immigrants - Share Your Stories, Call the State Senate!, Racial and Ethnic Hunger Disparities, *Job Opportunities
Alert/Update for 3.3.00 *Simply the Food Stamp Application - Support SB 2013! * Anti-hunger Legislation in 2000 State Legislative Session, *Job Opportunities, *Support the Invest in America Campaign
Alert/Update for 2.25.00 *California Primary is March 7th - Make Hunger an Election Issue!, *First Victory of the Legislative Session: Detailed, Local Hunger Data Coming, *President Clinton Takes Action To Remove Food Stamp Automobile Barrier
Alert/Update for 2.18.00 *Hunger Lobby Day is May 16th - Mark Your Calendar Now!, *Food and Nutrition Issue's in President Clinton's Proposed Budget, *Regional Anti-hunger Meetings
Alert/Update for 2.11.00
Alert/Update for 2.4.00 *Food Stamp Rules Can Be Improved - Your Help is Needed, *Tools for Getting Kids Fed in School
Alert/Update for 1.28.00 *Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Can Help Families Put Food on the Table. Help Spread the Word to Low-income Workers, *Regional Nutrition and Physical Activity Workshops, *Paradox of Our Times: Hunger in a Strong Economy
Alert/Update for 1.21.00 *California Food Assistance for Some Legal Immigrants to End. Governor's Budget Doesn't Continue Recent Expansion of State Food Program, *Sacramento Hunger Commission Wins National Pyramid of Excellence Award, *National Hunger Call In-Day
Alert/Update for 1.14.00
Alert/Update for 1.7.00 *Counties Are Not Using Food Stamp Exemptions - Single Adults Going Hungry, *State-wide Hunger Hotline, *Child Poverty: Impact of Gap Between Rich and Poor,
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