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Hunger in California

August 22, 2023 Roots of Change

How hungry is California? Millions struggle to eat well in an abundant state People experience food insecurity in different ways. Some families may only eat lesser quality food, while others may […]

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Robert Rivas Sworn in as the 71st Speaker of the California State Assembly: Championing Agricultural Climate Resilience and Justice

June 30, 2023 Roots of Change

Guest blog by Jamie Fanous, Policy Director, Community Alliance with Family Farmers Today Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) will be sworn in as the 71st Speaker of the California State Assembly. First […]

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Budget Updates (May Revision)

May 21, 2023 Roots of Change

by Lesley Kroupa, JD, MS, RD, ROC’s Policy Specialist On May 12, 2023, Governor Gavin Newsom released his May Revision proposal for the FY 23-24 state budget. This amends his […]

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