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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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Hunger in America
This information is obtained from the research study ‘Hunger in America’ by the Center for American Progress.
Topics: General
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Measuring the Effect of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Participation on Food Security
This is a summary of the study ‘Measuring the Effect of SNAP Participation on Food Security’ by the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Topics: General, General Child Nutrition, General Senior Nutrition, SNAP
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Characteristics of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Households: Fiscal Year 2011
This is obtained from the 2011 report by the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) on the characteristics of SNAP households.
Topics: General, General Child Nutrition, General Senior Nutrition, SNAP
Feeding Our Human Capital: Food Insecurity and Tomorrow’s Workforce
A new research brief by Children’s HealthWatch show that access to an adequate, healthy diet (also known as food security) during early childhood is essential for developing the skills that children need in the workforce.
Topics: General, General Child Nutrition, SNAP
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Too Hungry to Learn: Food Insecurity and School Readiness
New research briefs by Children’s HealthWatch show that access to an adequate, healthy diet (also known as food security) during early childhood is essential for developing the skills that children need in school.
Topics: General, General Child Nutrition, SNAP, Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
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USDA's Community Eligibility Provision Evaluation
The USDA has published its evaluation of the Community Eligibility Provision. Under the Provision, schools serve meals in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and School Breakfast Program (SBP) at no cost to students and without collecting meal applications.
Topics: Community Eligibility, National School Lunch Program (NSLP), School Breakfast Program (SBP)
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Success Begins With School Breakfast
Hunger Solutions New York's 2014 School Breakfast Report - Success Begins With School Breakfast: School Breakfast Participation in New York State Schools (2012-2013 School Year). The report examines program participation, successful practices, and recommendations for improved participation.
Topics: General Child Nutrition, Breakfast In the Classroom, School Breakfast Program (SBP), School Breakfast Program (SBP)
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FRAC/NAESP Joint Report: Principals Embracing Breakfast in the Classroom
A new report by the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) and The National Association of Elementary School Principals Foundation (NAESPF), Start the School Day Ready to Learn with Breakfast in the Classroom: Principals Share What Works, finds that principals are embracing Breakfast in the Classroom as the best way to increase the number of students starting the day with school breakfast.
Topics: General Child Nutrition, Breakfast In the Classroom, School Breakfast Program (SBP)
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Community Eligibility: Making High-Poverty Schools Hunger Free
A new report has been released by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) and the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC), Community Eligibility: Making High-Poverty Schools Hunger Free. This report highlights Community Eligibility, a successful new federal option that allows schools in high-poverty areas to serve meals at no charge to help reduce hunger and streamline their school meal programs, is resulting in more children eating school meals. The report highlights valuable lessons and best practices that can help additional schools and states plan for a successful implementation of Community Eligibility.
Topics: Community Eligibility, General Child Nutrition, Breakfast In the Classroom, National School Lunch Program (NSLP), School Breakfast Program (SBP)
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Feeding America's Map the Meal Gap: Mapping Food Insecurity In Your County
An interactive map which allows you to find hunger statistics and data in New York State and in your own county. Includes food insecurity rates by percentage, poverty thresholds, unmet food needs, average meal costs, and child food insecurity rates.
Topics: General, General Child Nutrition

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