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Social Innovation Event to Discuss Solutions to Hunger & Poverty

Mark your calendars to join this important conversation where local leaders and community members spend a day designing robust, healthful, and sustainable local economy that promotes thriving communities.

IMG_3273-640x640Alameda County’s All In to End Hunger Campaign has been working hard to end hunger in Alameda by 2020, and this event will be working to keep the community engaged in solutions to end poverty and hunger and promote healthy, sustainable lifestyles.

The Food Shift team will also be at this event to add our perspective to the dialogue so make sure to join us!

 

On the Agenda:

• Launch 50 new locally owned businesses
• Enroll 10,000 residents in CalFresh
• Provide food prescriptions for 500 moms and seniors
• Place 200 youth in jobs in the local economy and ensure they receive bank accounts to deposit their paychecks into
• Design a comprehensive food recovery system for the county leveraging smartphone technology
• Advocate to raise the minimum wage, increase SSI cap, and fund early childcare
• Define realistic affordable housing solutions for our most vulnerable county residents

Social Innovators and Change Makers Fair

Laney College at 900 Fallon St., Oakland CA on February 5, 2016 from 8:30 to 5pm

Save the date and sign up here to receive more information and event updates. Contact allincommunity@acgov.org if you have any questions.

 

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