Vivian Hernandez reflects on her personal experiences in order to express the importance of the Beach’s nutrition assistance program.
Tag: Basic Needs
Associated Students, Inc. held a virtual event Thursday for Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week to discuss the issue of food insecurity and homelessness among students in the California State University system prior to and during the coronavirus pandemic.
The California State University held an online panel Tuesday to discuss Homelessness Awareness Week in an effort to promote solutions to housing and food insecurities faced by students in the 23-campus system.
In the CSU system, 53,000 students experience homelessness of some kind. Student club The Butterfly Effect and CSULB’s Basic Needs Program are taking steps to help solve the epidemic.
Shelves were filled to the edge with canned goods and snacks after the holiday break, but the Associated Students Inc. Beach Pantry isn’t always so bountiful. Although the ASI Beach Pantry has received an influx of donations during the holiday season, it has had trouble in the past keeping the[Read More…]
The spirit of giving has reached Cal State Long Beach as the campus will debut its first-ever Giving Day Thursday, March 15. The fundraiser will be held over the course of 27 hours from midnight eastern time to midnight pacific time, during which students, faculty and off-campus residents are invited[Read More…]