What a difference a trailer makes. That's what Bob Whalen says as he hauls a gleaming silver and white carriage to roadside encampments in Berkeley. Whalen is the food services manager at Dorothy Day House, our longtime partner agency.
I have skepticism. As a Black man in America, I have over 500 years of evidence to affirm and legitimize my skepticism, particularly as it relates to the federal government. From a constitution that considers me “three-fifths of all
As data on COVID-19 emerges, it’s clear that Communities of Color are being hit harder by the pandemic in Alameda County. Take a look at these maps created by our Research Team. One highlights food insecurity in the county
"I'm sorry, Mrs. Perkins. You are not eligible to receive CalFresh benefits." I've had to relay this disappointing message too many times to too many neighbors. For many people living on Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in our community, the monthly
"More than 500 UC Berkeley students have applied for food stamps since January, up from 111 in all of 2016, and just 41 the year before, said Michael Altfest, spokesman for the Alameda County Community Food Bank, which helps students