Hunger Action Summit

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Thank you for your interest in the 2017 Hunger Action Summit. Our speakers shared a wealth of information and discussed the intersections of hunger and other issues in our community. Below are the presentations and supporting resources shared at the event.


Food is Foundational to a Better Community
Presented by Cat Cvengros

Closing the Hunger Gap, The Hunger Index
Presented by Drew Starbird

Magnitude and Complexity of the Hunger Problem
Presented by Bruno Pillet

No Produce Left Behind, A Problem of Plenty
Presented by Michael Whalen and Marisa Rudolph

Addressing Hunger and Poverty in California
Presented by Andrew Cheyne

Together We Can Solve Hunger
Presented by Andrew Cheyne, prepared by Carrie Calvert

The Safety Net, An Investment in Children
Presented by Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach



Status of Children's Health - Santa Clara County Public Health

Double Up Food Bucks: SPUR's Healthy Food Incentive Grocery Pilot

CalFresh Reduces Hunger in Every County in California, but Changes at the Federal Level Could Cut Benefits