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Research & Data

The fight to end hunger in New York State must include an organized effort from various groups. Publications, research, and data from Hunger Solutions New York and other organizations, found here, can be used to spread a cohesive message about the positive effects nutrition assistance programs can have on the lives of hungry New Yorkers. 

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School Breakfast – Making it Work in Large School Districts
School Breakfast – Making it Work in Large School Districts by the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) surveys 73 large urban school districts across the country, including five from New York State, on school breakfast participation rates and policies during the school year.
Topics: Community Eligibility, Breakfast In the Classroom
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National Commission on Hunger Report released
A new report issued by the National Commission on Hunger outlines a pathway to ending hunger in the United States through 20 recommendations to Congress, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and other Executive Branch agencies.
Topics: General, SNAP
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Trends in Household and Child Food Insecurity Among Families with Young Children from 2007 to 2013
A recent study by Children's HealthWatch compares the rates of household food insecurity and child food insecurity among SNAP-participating and SNAP eligible but not participating households with children under age three years during and immediately following the Great Recession.
Topics: General, SNAP
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Hungry to Learn: Addressing Food and Housing Insecurity Among Undergraduates
According to a new survey of more than 4,000 undergraduates at 10 community colleges across the nation, half of all community college students are struggling with food and/or housing insecurity. Fully 20 percent are hungry and 13 percent are homeless. These numbers are startling and indicate the need for a multi-pronged, comprehensive set of institutional, state, and local policies to alleviate the barriers presented by poverty, so as to improve educational success.
Topics: SNAP
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Breakfast After the Bell: Equipping Students for Academic Success, Secondary School Principals Share What Works
The report, Breakfast After the Bell: Equipping Students for Academic Success, Secondary School Principals Share What Works, released by the Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) surveyed 105 secondary school principals in 67 school districts to get their first-hand take on successful school breakfast programs.
Topics: Breakfast In the Classroom, School Breakfast Program (SBP)
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A Plan of Action to End Hunger in America
The Food Research and Action Center has released "Plan of Action to End Hunger in America".
Topics: General, General Child Nutrition, General Senior Nutrition, SNAP
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When 2+2 =5: How co-enrollment in public assistance programs leads to stable housing for America's young children
Children's HealthWatch newest Policy Brief examines how co-enrollment in public programs can lead to stable housing for children.
Topics: SNAP, Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
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Building on Strength: Keeping Young Children Connected to WIC
This Children's HealthWatch Policy Action Brief, Building on Strength: Keeping Young Children Connected to WIC, examines the health impacts of dropping out of WIC and reasons families report becoming disconnected from the program in Minnesota. This research demonstrates the strengths of WIC and provides recommendations for building on those strengths in order to ensure that children receive essential nutrition throughout early childhood.
Topics: Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
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School Breakfast Program: Trends and Factors Affecting Student Participation
This analysis by the Food Research and Action Center examines trends in school breakfast participation over the past decade, and finds rapid growth in this program both before and after the new, improved nutrition standards for breakfast were introduced.
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Hunger in Our Schools
Share Our Strength, No Kid Hungry in partnership with the research firm SalterMitchell released the 2015 report, Hunger in Our Schools.
Topics: Community Eligibility, General Child Nutrition, Breakfast In the Classroom, School Breakfast Program (SBP)

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