Dining room managers for Loaves and Fishes of Contra Costa are still serving meals, but miss gathering around a table.
By Martin do Nascimento and Cecily Sailer
For Oakland’s unhoused population, survival during the COVID-19 crisis becomes harder by the day, but advocate Derrick Soo isn’t slowing down.
By Cecily Sailer and Martin do Nascimento
Groups addressing food insecurity are scrambling to stock clients’ pantries with food during a sudden pandemic.
By the Stories Team
At Dig Deep Farms in Ashland, California, formerly incarcerated people like Philip Bonds and Kimberly Thomas are welcomed to learn, work and contribute to their community through paid reentry internships aimed at reducing recidivism.
By Martin do Nascimento and Katie Friel
On a 3.5 acre farm in East Austin, Urban Roots serves teens and young adults through paid internships that focus not just on farming, but also on their growth as leaders and good citizens.
By Kelly West and Omar L. Gallaga
The Mercy Brown Bag Program in Alameda County, California has been providing meals for seniors for more than three decades, and now it has a new way to do it: a special delivery truck.
By Martin do Nascimento and Omar L. Gallaga