January 4, 2021
Despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, we have continued to drive changes that are important to realize equity—the promise of our work for the communities we serve. Here’s a snapshot of some of this work.
August 4, 2020
A deep dive behind the scenes of how we built the Common App from a human-centered design perspective
June 1, 2020
How can colleges and human services agencies enhance their systems to make applying for and keeping benefits more efficient?
April 29, 2020
“WIC participants should have the same opportunity to purchase food online as everyone else in our state. These families face other challenges in accessing support, but this is one barrier that’s easily removed.”
March 27, 2020
How application and enrollment rules have been changing or relaxing for large statewide programs like Medi-Cal and CalFresh in response to the COVID-19 crisis. 
January 21, 2020
How do we improve, and simplify, access to nutrition programs, so that more students have the opportunity to flourish?
March 11, 2019
A glimpse of what is possible when we put big data to work to fight poverty
December 20, 2018
We looked at the challenges faced by clients and staff when people apply for benefits like CalFresh & CalWORKs, and developed a roadmap to address them.
June 30, 2017
A close look at options for streamlining CalFresh/SNAP enrollment for SSI recipients in California.