ABC30: California adopts free school meals permanently, local non-profit joins coalition in support

Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Legislature agreed in late June on the 2021-22 fiscal year budget to allow provisions related to the ‘Free School Meals for All Act of 2021’. It’s a decision set to help tens of thousands of students and families.
The Central Valley is an area with immense poverty, so this also helps because these are two less meals that a parent would have to purchase for their child,” said Genoveva Islas, Executive Director of local non-profit Cultiva La Salud.
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