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Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

November 16 - 20th, 2020

Join us for a series of events to draw attention to hunger and homelessness amongst college students.

Events will be hosted virtually. Register with link in description.

Webinar Featuring Paula Umana

Monday, Nov. 16th

 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm

Guest Speaker: Paula Umana, Director of Institutional Transformation for the Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice out of Temple University.

Hosted: Virtually

Join us for a discussion on the #RealCollege Movement, basic needs issues and barriers faced by college students, the impact of basic needs insecurities during the pandemic and potential solutions, particularly on what we as a collective (students, faculty, and our partners) can do to address these issues and support our students!

Register

 

Hungry to Learn Documentary Screening

Tuesday, Nov. 17th

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Screening: Hungry to Learn documentary
Hosted: Virtually 

Screening of the documentary “Hungry to learn”: A moving 2020 film follows four college students as they struggle with food insecurity and homelessness in their attempt to change their lives for the better and navigate the demands of college life. Homelessness, abandonment and mental health issues loom as students are caught between educational institutions’ demands during “the best time of their lives.” This event includes a facilitated discussion of these issues by professional and basic needs staff.

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CSUN Food Pantry

Wednesday, Nov. 18th

1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

The Return of the Pop-Up Pantry! Please remember to wear a face covering while visiting the pantry.
Location: CSUN Food Pantry, Laurel Hall

Join us for the return of the CSUN Pop- Pantry! In collaboration with the CSUN Food Pantry, the Pop-Up Pantry will distribute fresh fruits and vegetables to our campus community on Wednesday, November 18th during the pantry’s normal hours of operation. Students will receive a grocery bag filled with non-perishable items and fresh fruits and vegetables. This event is open to all CSUN students, staff, and faculty! Come see us at the CSUN Food Pantry located in Laurel Hall (next to Sagebrush Hall on Plummer St.).  Social distancing precautions and safety protocols will all be in place. 

 

CalFresh Outreach Day!

Thursday, Nov. 19th

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

CalFresh Informational Day
Hosted: Virtually 

We understand that this can be a challenging process and our CalFresh Advocates are here to help! During this zoom presentation our advocates will provide information on our resources, phone consultations, and will give a tutorial on how to access and use the CalFresh website, as well as, how to schedule an appointment with our trained advocates.

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Social Media Campaign 

Friday, Nov. 20th

A social media campaign featuring resources to support our campus community with food insecurity and homelessness. These include, CSUN with A HEART, campus resources and community resources! Posts will be made through the day- Follow us @ csunfoodpantry & @csuncalfreshoutreach

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