The Alabama Safety Net and Misdirection of Policies

“COVID-19 has drastically altered the lives of many Americans. Alabamians are no exception to the implications imposed by this pandemic. My Hunger Free Community Report focuses specifically on how the pandemic has increased the inequality that exists in Alabama. The … Read more

The Impact of COVID-19 on California’s Emergency Food System

The COVID-19 pandemic has placed unprecedented demand on California’s emergency food system. As the emergency food system found innovative opportunities to respond to community needs, government programs had varying and, often times, unequal impacts across California’s many counties. This report … Read more

“Farm to Food Pantry: New Emergency Food Models”

Trish Abalo of the 26th Class of Emerson National Hunger Fellows presents “Farm to Food Pantry: New Emergency Food Models” at the Rayburn House Office Building on Friday, 2/28/2020. Trish completed her field work with Hunger Free Colorado in Denver, … Read more

Project Bread’s Action Academy: An Executive Summary

The ongoing threat of the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed the true vulnerabilities of the American food system. Food insecurity in Massachusetts has doubled from pre-pandemic numbers, and the most vulnerable populations in the state are children and Black, Indigenous, People … Read more