Summary: The Importance Of Welfare To Low-Income Family

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Advocacy Analysis The topic of Welfare can bring a lot of conflict between the people, it has benefit low-income families but it has also leave an open window to fraud. Many believe that people should get out of government dependency and should start working, these people believe the government has created a system that depends on them. On the other side, there are people believe this programs have benefit low-incomes families by giving them healthy food. Many children do not have a healthy meal in daily basis, and SNAP wants that to change. The topic of Welfare is and will always be a conflict topic for everyone, there would be always two sides and a neutral side.
California Food Policy Advocates
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CFPA sets annually goals and have achieve must of them. Over the years CFPA has increase the number of students who have been enrolled to School Breakfast Program. To this date, CFPA wants to enroll an additional 400,000 children in CalFresh within the next two years. CFPA wants the help of the state and counties to achieve their goal. Also, CFPA has sponsored several bills that advocate for healthy meals to the lower-income families for example: SB 2013, AB 231, AB 1385, AB 2300, and much more bills. Every year they set up a new agenda where they focus on actions they will take in that year. For the year 2016, CFPA wants to increase the number of participants to CalFresh. To increase the numbers of participation on CalFresh, CFPA has advocate to remove the finger imaging requirement, repealing the lifetime ban for individuals with prior drug-related felony offenses, and proposed to modified categorical eligibility (Call, J., Shimada, T.,…show more content…
One of the advantages the state and federal government will have when people receive CalFresh would be that beneficiaries would spend money on taxable good instead purchasing non-taxable food. For example, other necessities like housing, child care, transportation, and other basic needs. This would benefit the state and federal government because it would generate sales tax revenue; beneficiaries are more likely to spend any additional income rather than to save. California receives an estimated $2.9 billion in federal nutrition benefits each year, which those benefits would generate an estimated $5.2 billion in additional economic activity per year (Call, J., Shimada, T., 2015). USDA has shown that every dollar the beneficiaries receive from CalFresh will generate $1.79 in economic activity (California Food Policy Advocates, 2016). Also, CFPA wants to provide low-income families with food security and nutrition, which means less people will have health problems. This will benefit the beneficiary and government, less people will go to hospitals and Medi-Cal will not spend as much
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