CSUF Establishes Food and Housing Security Task Force

Responding to a report from the California State University Chancellor’s Office stating that 21 to 24 percent of the CSU’s 460,000 students lack regular access to food, while 8.7 to 12 percent lack stable housing, CSUF has established the University’s first campuswide Food and Housing Security Task Force.

The task force, consisting of 27 campus members, including six students and 21 faculty and staff members, will work this fall to develop programs that will go into effect in the new year. Options being explored include: a food pantry, temporary housing assistance, meal plans, an emergency fund and an app that would allow students in need to acquire leftover or donated food from on-campus establishments. Continue reading in the Orange County Register.

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