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Growing the Table Aims to Provide Free, Organic Produce to Salinas Farmworkers

The Salinas Californian (September 13th, 2021) – Growing the Table Aims to Provide Free, Organic Produce to Salinas Farmworkers by: Jocelyn Ortega Food insecurity has only gotten worse since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly for those in the fields earning low wages while feeding the rest of America. In the last year, hundreds […]

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Beneficial State Bank Aims To Transform A Traditional Industry By Empowering Consumers And Communities

Forbes (September 2nd, 2021) – Banking On A Better Future: Beneficial State Bank Aims To Transform A Traditional Industry By Empowering Consumers And Communities by: Christopher Marquis In establishing Beneficial State Bank as a financial institution with social and environmental impact in mind, co-founders Kat Taylor and Tom Steyer saw an opportunity to serve as […]

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California Launches Largest Free School Lunch Program in the US

KLTA5 (Jul 19, 2021) – California launches largest free school lunch program in U.S., with all students having option to eat meals for free. by: Associated Press When classrooms in California reopen for the fall term, all 6.2 million public school students will have the option to eat school meals for free, regardless of their […]

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All Kids in CA Deserve Two Free School Meals a Day

The Daily Californian (June 22nd, 2021) – All Kids in CA Deserve Two School Meals a Day by: Kat Taylor and Stacia Hill Levenfeld Last month, California Gov. Gavin Newsom submitted his revised 2021-22 budget, a proposal that embraces the concept of free, nutritional meals for all students. Now, many eyes are fixed on him […]

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Free School Meals for All Considered in California State Budget

May 4, 2021 – (Sacramento, CA) – On the heels of a White House proposal to increase access to school meals and in advance of a California budget hearing on May 5, a coalition of more than 100 organizations is calling on lawmakers to support policies from the Free School Meals for All Act of 2021..

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Powerhouse Coalition of Wealthy Donors and Big Foundations

Chronicle of Philanthropy (Dec. 1, 2020) – Powerhouse Coalition of Wealthy Donors and Big Foundations by: Dan Parks and Alex Daniels A powerhouse coalition of wealthy individual donors, some of the nation’s largest private foundations, and prominent scholars on charitable giving Tuesday joined forces to urge Congress to adopt a set of tax proposals intended to […]

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My Giving Pledge Promise Isn’t Enough: Why It’s Time for the Wealthy to Do More

The Chronicle of Philanthropy (November 11th, 2020) – My Giving Pledge Promise Isn’t Enough: Why It’s Time for the Wealthy to Do More by:  Kat Taylor My six decades have taken me many places. As a philanthropist, I have wrestled with grant making that addresses the symptoms but not the root causes of societal ills. […]

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