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2019 Policy Agenda

Second Harvest would like to highlight policies and administrative opportunities that would allow us to better fight hunger in California and nationally. As bills are introduced, we will offer [...]

By |2019-02-06T22:52:46+00:00February 6th, 2019|Advocacy, Policy|

2018 Public Policy Agenda

Second Harvest Food Bank has officially adopted the following positions on 2018 federal and state public policy issues to further our vision of a hunger-free community. Morgan Hill Library "Lunch [...]

By |2018-09-14T21:11:08+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Advocacy, Legislation|

Feeding America 2017 Advocacy Hall of Fame

We’re happy to share that we’ve been honored as a member of Feeding America’s 2017 Advocacy Hall of Fame! Forty two food banks across the country met the criteria which [...]

By |2018-02-08T23:24:55+00:00February 8th, 2018|Advocacy|

New study outlines long-term effects of food insecurity on children

A new study demonstrates just how perilous the long-term effects of food insecurity are on children. Researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the University of Calgary performed the first long-term study on the effects of hunger on general health, tracking children from birth to 21 years.

By |2018-09-11T14:52:48+00:00August 21st, 2010|Advocacy, Child Nutrition Reauthorization, Childhood Hunger, food insecurity|