Committing to a Food Secure and Hunger Free San Francisco, Resolution No. 447-13

Jurisdiction Name: San Francisco City and County
State/Province: CA
Country: United States
Type of Government: Municipality/County
Population: 827,420
Population Range: 250,000 to 999,999
Policy Links: WebPDF
Policy type: resolution
Year: 2013
GFC Topic: community food security
Keywords: database, food assistance, food security, home-delivered grocery, nutrition, nutrition standards, partnership, private, program, public, public private partnership, seniors, shelter meals, single room occupancy hotel, standards, voucher program, youth
Adopting Government Department(s):

City and County of San Francisco Board of Supervisors

Lead Implementing Entity(s): San Francisco Food Security Task Force
Support Entity(s):

Tenderloin Hunger Taskforce, CalFresh Program, San Francisco Department of Aging and Adult Services, San Francisco Department of Human Services, Department of Children, Youth and their Families, Food Security Task Force, Planning Department

Funding Amount: not available
Funding Sources: not available
Policy Outcome(s):

established San Francisco’s commitment to ensure that all San Franciscans are food secure and hunger free by 2020, committed to increasing use of federal nutrition programs, support community food assistance organizations, work with private sector to create a local food supplement and work with private sector to increase resident food preparation skills, particularly in single room occupancy hotels (SRO); required the development of strategies for increasing enrolment in CalFresh; required the analysis of funding and policies required to ensure homebound and disabled seniors are served within 30 days and in an emergency, within 2 to 5 days; required the development of a city-wide home-delivered grocery program in partnership with community organizations; required the determination of the cost of shelter meals that meet the nutritional standards of the senior congregate meal program; required a plan to expand the sponsors for youth meals and snacks; required the exploration of strategies for a voucher redeemable for healthy foods at local retailers; required information on strategies to improve food security among residents of SROs; required a plan to make food program datasets available through DataSF; required food security issues to be integrated in the General Plan

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