Hunger in California


California’s Food Banks have been coordinating comprehensive surveys of hunger and food insecurity in their communities for decades.  To find the most recent survey results and recommendations for policy changes, follow these links:

LOCAL

California Food Policy Advocates County Profiles:
http://cfpa.net/county-profiles-2010

Summary of 2010 Hunger Study

 

STATE

UCLA's bi-annual California Health Interview Survey:
http://healthpolicy.ucla.edu/chis/Pages/default.aspx3

California Food Policy Advocates State Profile:
http://cfpa.net/GeneralNutrition/CFPAPublications/CountyProfiles/2010/CountyProfile-Statewide-2010.pdf

 

NATIONAL

USDA Food Insecurity Numbers:
http://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/err-economic-research-report/err141.aspx

Feeding America:
Hunger Study Executive Summary & Full 2010 Hunger Report

Food Research and Action Center:
http://frac.org/

A report on the major national anti-hunger programs is available from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities:
"Food and Nutrition Programs: Reducing Hunger and Bolstering Nutrition"
http://www.cbpp.org/7-19-05fa.htm