Blog: Advocacy and Policy

Trump Budget Would Make America Hungrier Again

For more than four decades, there has been a strong bipartisan consensus that when it comes to hunger in America, we are all in this together. This proposal would end that consensus. No longer would there be a basic commitment in America that we are better off when everyone can afford basic nutrition.


How Stories Ground Us to Work for Equity

On March 28, 2017, we took the Capitol by storm at the Hunger-Free Oregon Day of Action! Read Alison's recap and why the day was a reaffirmation that we must listen to people with lived experience of food insecurity in order to end hunger in Oregon.


Joshua's Story on the Path to Advocacy

Joshua Thomas, Hunger-Free Leadership Institute Fellow, shares his story of how he became passionate about addressing and ending hunger in Oregon. 


Paid Family Leave Now

Jen's Story on Gardening and Abundance

Read H-FLI Fellow Jen Carter's story of her family's heritage in gardening, and how it supplied enough food even in hard times.


Hunger-Free Oregon Day of Action!

Join Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon in calling on the State Legislature to building a hunger-free Oregon on March 28, 2017.


Jackie's Story on Parenting and Food

H-FLI Fellow Jackie Leung shares how she fed her daughter during tough times, and why she is motivated to ending hunger in Oregon.


How to not increase hunger in Oregon

We are deeply troubled by the budgets proposed by the Governor and the Ways and Means Co-Chairs—each which would result in a significant reduction in food assistance and other services for Oregon's students, seniors and families. This is unacceptable.


SNAP Time Limits Hit Another County

2017 will see the expansion of harsh time limits to Clackamas County SNAP recipients. 


Two actions you can take right now

We, like many of you, have been reflecting on what the recent election and ballot measure results mean for our work to end hunger in Oregon. Many people are asking what they can do to help. Here are two things we need from you right now.