Resources on Hunger & Homelessness
San Jose, CA - The Health Trust released "Food for Everyone," a comprehensive study on healthy food access among low-income seniors and homeless individuals and families in San Jose. The report takes an in-depth look into the factors affecting healthy food access and lays out opportunities to improve food assistance to two groups exceptionally vulnerable to food insecurity and diet related health problems.
California Food Policy Advocates
A statewide public policy and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the health and well being of low-income Californians by increasing their access to nutritious, affordable food.
Step Up Silicon Valley - the Campaign to Cut Poverty in Santa Clara County is a community-based initiative that includes community-based organizations, the public sector, faith communities and businesses, and is part of the national Campaign to Reduce Poverty in America. Great place to obtain statistics about our local community.
The Silicon Valley Index is a nationally recognized publication that has been telling the Silicon Valley story since 1995. Released by Joint Venture and the Silicon Valley Community Foundation every February, the indicators measure the strength of our economy and the health of our community—highlighting challenges and providing an analytical foundation for leadership and decision making.