Alameda Food Bank
If you ask most Californians to name the state’s biggest problems, climate change and homelessness are bound to make the list. Food insecurity probably wouldn’t, but while addressing this issue, the state’s food banks are helping solve higher profile problems in our state.
A trip to the supermarket is a pretty routine affair for most Island residents. We park our cars, grab a shopping cart, and start picking out what we need. When we get a bit of sticker shock, we either shrug it off or pick out something a bit less expensive.
The Alameda Food Bank (AFB) has a brand-new logo, thanks to the diligence, insight and creativity of three Alameda High School students.
It’s the best of times and the worst of times on our little Island.
The Bay Area economy is booming, but the benefits are not reaching everyone. In fact, the dramatic recovery from the Great Recession has actually made economic inequality worse.