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Citations

SNAP Brings Food & Jobs to CA (February, 2022):

1. Feeding America
2. Statistical Supplement to Household Food Security in the United States in 2020, USDA
3. California Budget & Policy Center analysis of data from the Department of Social Services and US Census Bureau, American Community Survey
4. California Budget & Policy Center analysis of data from the Department of Social Services and US Census Bureau, American Community Survey
5. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and the Economy: New Estimates of the SNAP Multiplier, USDA. (The USDA estimates that the economic multiplier for everyone $1 in SNAP benefits is between $1.50 and as high as $1.80 during economic downturns. We have chosen the higher end because of continued economic conditions for low-income Californians, and the outsized food economy in California including production, harvesting, transportation, and other sectors.)
6. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Linkages with the General Economy, USDA
7. SNAP Retailers Database, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
8. California Budget & Policy Center analysis of data from the Department of Social Services and US Census Bureau, American Community Survey
9. A Closer Look at Who Benefits from SNAP: State-by-State Fact Sheets, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
10. A Strengthen SNAP Agenda to Address the Hunger Cliff – Part 1, Food Research and Action Center
11. Statistical Supplement to Household Food Security in the United States in 2020, USDA
12. Exhaustion of Food Budgets At Month’s End And Hospital Admissions For Hypoglycemia, Health Affairs
13. App Explores Seven Key Economic Indicators, Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern
14. Household Food Security in the United States in 2019
15. App Explores Seven Key Economic Indicators, Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern
16. The Impact of COVID-19 on California’s Emergency Food System, California Association of Food Banks
17. CalFresh applicant story provided with consent by GetCalFresh.org

2020 Federal Priorities to Fight Hunger in California (February, 2020):

1. California Department of Social Services Data Dashboard (December 2019)
2. California Budget and Policy Center analysis of Department of Social Services and US Census Bureau data

How The Farm Bill Impacts Food Banks (September, 2018):

1. If the House Farm Bill (H.R. 2) becomes law, 2,000,000 Americans will lose SNAP benefits: Congressional Budget Office (May 2, 2018).
2. 1 out of 3 SNAP households already rely on a food bank to feed their family: Economic Research Service, USDA (Septemer, 2017).
3. SNAP provides 12 meals for every 1 meal provided by charities like food banks: Feeding America (April 12, 2018).
4. SNAP cuts will result in more hunger and poorer nutrition: White House Council of Economic Advisers (December, 2015).

Who Receives SNAP In California (September, 2018):

1. 4,000,000 Californians receive SNAP: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (March, 2018).
2. 80% are children, seniors or parents: California Budget and Policy Center (February, 2018).
3. 1/2 are in working families: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (March, 2018).
4. 9% are, or care for someone who is, elderly or living with a disability: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (March, 2018).
5. 5% are a veteran: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (November 11, 2014).

SNAP Matters for California Children (October, 2018):

1. 74% of SNAP households in California have a child: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (March, 2018).
2. 51% of all California SNAP recipients are children: California Budget and Policy Center (February, 2018).
3. SNAP keeps 417,000 California children out of poverty a year: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (March, 2018).
4. 25% reduction in healthcare costs: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (January, 2018)
5. 18% more likely to graduate high school: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (January, 2018)
6. 16% less chance of becoming obese: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (January, 2018)
7. 5% less chance of developing heart disease: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (January, 2018)

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