HFFI Bill Would Expand Healthy Food Access, Revitalize Communities

HFFI Bill Would Expand Healthy Food Access, Revitalize Communities

14 Feb 2018 | PolicyLink, The Food Trust, and Reinvestment Fund

Across the country, nearly 40 million Americans live in rural and urban neighborhoods where easy access to affordable, high-quality, and healthy food is out of reach. A new bill, introduced by Representatives Marcia Fudge (D-OH) and Dwight Evans (D-PA), addresses this critical | Read more >

Support Healthy Food Financing Initiative

Support Healthy Food Financing Initiative

05 Nov 2015 |

With almost 29 million Americans without access to healthy foods, the Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI) is desperately needed to bring jobs and investment and improve health in low-income urban and rural communities.

Since 2011, over $169 million has been awarded through the | Read more >

Transportation Advocates from Across U.S. Gather for Equity Convening

Transportation Advocates from Across U.S. Gather for Equity Convening

28 Jul 2015 | Julie Faust, The Leadership Conference Education Fund

Early this July, six local transportation organizations from across the country  gathered in D.C. for the Transportation Equity Caucus (TEC) first national equity convening — a two-day event of trainings, story-sharing, strategizing, and Hill visits with key transportation | Read more >

Equity in Policing

Equity in Policing

10 Jun 2015 | PolicyLink

From Los Angeles to Staten Island, a movement led by determined young people of color is reimagining community safety and demanding that the country value Black and Brown lives. As incidents of police violence against people of color continue at an alarming pace, young leaders | Read more >

Statement on the Status of Unaccompanied Minors at the Border

Statement on the Status of Unaccompanied Minors at the Border

19 Aug 2014 | PolicyLink

Since October 2013, over 60,000 unaccompanied children—many not even 12 years old—have crossed the border to reach the United States in a desperate attempt to escape drug-related violence, poverty, and abuse in Central America. These young boys and girls are fleeing their countries | Read more >