We are a statewide policy and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the health and well being of low income Californians by increasing their access to nutritious, affordable food.

Hunger Action Day 2016

When
Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Where
State Capitol 
Sacramento, CA

CHAC Contacts

Southern California
Frank Tamborello
Hunger Action Los Angeles
213.388.8229
frank@hungeractionla.org

Northern California
Shanti Prasad
Alameda County Community Food Bank
510.635.3663 ext. 307
sprasad@accfb.org

Event Resources

HAD 2016 Save-the-Date Flyer

Available here. PDF

HAD 2016 Policy Agenda

Available here. PDF

About Hunger Action Day 2016

When is Hunger Action Day?

Hunger Action Day (HAD) 2016 will be on Wednesday, May 25 in Sacramento, CA.

What is Hunger Action Day?

Each May, anti-hunger advocates from all over the state meet in Sacramento to educate their legislators about hunger and support anti-hunger legislation. Advocates, soup kitchen volunteers, nutritionists, food bank supporters, and others concerned about the millions of Californians experiencing hunger travel by bus, car, and plane each year to participate in this important event.

Who is the California Hunger Action Coalition (CHAC)?

CHAC is a broad-based membership organization of volunteers united in the belief that access to adequate, nutritious and safe food is a fundamental human right.

Who can participate in Hunger Action Day?

Any individual or organization interested in supporting anti-hunger legislation and educating their legislators about hunger, food insecurity, and the related challenges and causes.  If you are interested in participating please contact your respective CHAC representative listed to the left. Some financial assistance is available to cover the cost of participating. 

What activities encompass Hunger Action Day?  

Hunger Action Day most often begins with a morning rally on the capitol steps. Participants conduct visits with their representatives before gathering in the afternoon for lunch and additional group events. In the past events have included informational hearings, guest speakers, including elected officials and community members, and group demonstrations.  The afternoon is spent visiting representatives. 

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