Healthy School Meals for All

Advocating for increased access to healthy school meals.

Kat advocates for state and federal policies to ensure that all children have consistent access to healthy school meals in schools, during and after the pandemic and has long been an advocate for additional funding to provide nutritious meals to all students in California schools.

In June of 2021 Governor Gavin Newsom signed a budget that included funding to provide school meals for all California students during a time when childhood hunger has soared to historic rates due to the pandemic and economic depression. The Office of Kat Taylor was  a stalwart partner and sponsor, leading the coalition of over 200 organizations supporting  Sen. Skinner’s bold push  to make free meals available for all school-age children in CA. Thanks to these efforts, California will be the first state in the nation to provide universal school meals to all of its k-12 public school students. =

Learn more or join the movement at Schoolmealsforall.org 

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