Plan de Prevención para la Obesidad en California: Una Visión para Mañana, Acciones Estratégicas para Hoy identifica los pasos necesarios para hacer frente a la epidemia de obesidad, a través de un esfuerzo conjunto de los sectores público, privado, filantrópico y voluntario. El plan se expande más allá del gobierno e identifica las estrategias para los…FoodWorks: A Vision to Improve NYC’s Food System
FoodWorks: A Vision to Improve NYC’s Food System is comprehensive plan that sets a bold vision for a more sustainable food system for New York City. FoodWorks provides a blueprint for addressing issues at every phase of the food system – from agricultural production, processing, distribution, consumption and post-consumption. The proposals include new legislation, funding…State Legislative and Regulatory Action to Prevent Obesity and Improve Nutrition and Physical Activity (Interactive Website)
State Legislative and Regulatory Action to Prevent Obesity and Improve Nutrition and Physical Activity is run by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This interactive website offers information about state-level actions to prevent obesity and improve nutrition and physical activity. This database allows the user to search for state Legislative and regulation actions related…Real Food, Real Choice: Connecting SNAP Recipient with Farmers Markets
Real Food, Real Choice: Connecting SNAP Recipient with Farmers Markets is an in-depth study of the use of SNAP benefits at farmers markets. The report examines the issue from a variety of perspectives, including the capacity of farmers markets to operate programs to accept EBT (electronic benefits transfer) cards; the types of programs that markets…WIC Food Packages Policy Options Study
In 2007, the Food and Nutrition Services of the U.S. Department of Agriculture issued an “Interim Rule” that substantially revised regulations governing the WIC food packages. State agencies administering the WIC Program at the state level were required to implement the revised food packages by October 2009. The WIC Food Packages Policy Options Study documents how state…State-Level Predictors of Food Insecurity and Hunger Among Households With Children
“State-Level Predictors of Food Insecurity and Hunger Among Households With Children” examines interstate variation in household food security. Using hierarchical modeling, the authors identify several contextual dimensions that appear linked to household food security: the availability and accessibility of Federal nutrition assistance programs, policies affecting economic well-being of low-income families, and States’ economic and social…What Factors Account for State-to-State Differences in Food Security?
“What Factors Account for State-to-State Differences in Food Security” describes how States differ in the extent to which their residents are food secure-meaning that they have consistent access to enough food for active, healthy living. The prevalence of food security in a State depends not only on the characteristics of households in the State, such…SNAP State Outreach Plan Guidance
“SNAP State Outreach Plan Guidance” provides guidance to State SNAP agencies for how to submit an outreach plan to the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) for approval. It explains how an outreach plan can be a valuable tool for State SNAP agencies. It provides policy that will be helpful to State SNAP agencies as they…What Can State and Local Governments Do to End Childhood Hunger?
This guide provides ideas to state and local governments on ways they can work toward ending childhood hunger in their communities. Nine ideas are highlighted including making school breakfast a priority, having a state level SNAP Outreach Plan and other ideas specific to state local governments. This guide could also be use to local coalition…Direct Certification in the National School Lunch Program: State Implementation Progress
This report assesses the effectiveness of State and local efforts to directly certify children for free school meals under the National School Lunch Program (NSLP). Direct certification is a process conducted by States and by local educational agencies (LEAs) to certify applicable children for free school meals without the need for household applications. The resource…