Back to School & Into the Unknown
Priorities for keeping students well nourished

Children across California are heading back to school, but not back to their classrooms as usual. From distance learning to alarming rates of economic hardship, students and their families face a daunting school year. The challenges -- and the unknowns -- are many. 

But some things are clear.

  • All children should have the nutritious food they need to learn, grow, and thrive at their full potential
  • California state law guarantees that K-12 students with low-income will have access to some school meals, whether enrolled in distance or in-person learning.
  • Federal administrators are keeping school meal programs from reaching as many children as possible. Read our statement...
  • Federal legislators are failing to extend, expand, and strengthen two critical, proven solutions: P-EBT and SNAP
  • Childhood hunger is unacceptableJoin us in telling federal leaders they must act! 

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