May 13, 2020
New Screening Tool Helps Californians Learn Quickly if They Might Qualify for Medi-Cal and Food Stamps
Anonymous screener especially helpful for first-time applicants; connects them directly to proper agencies, avoids wrong alleys
May 8, 2020
In the era of COVID-19, “social distancing,” the term of the moment, is creating gaps essential for our personal health and community safety. Other gaps need to be closed.
May 5, 2020
Taking on the inequities laid bare by COVID-19 requires coming together: Alluma President/CEO Robert Phillips' appearance on the WashingTECH podcast.
May 1, 2020
Let’s think about what “normal” means. “Normal” is what we’ve come to accept as the status quo. As a society, we have normalized poverty, inequality, and disparity. Is this what we want to return to?
May 1, 2020
Now more than ever, states and counties need to come together to make eligibility systems more efficient and create more cohesive eligibility rules when it comes to making determinations across programs.
April 29, 2020
SF Chronicle: Food program for women and children won’t allow home delivery; advocates call for change
“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.”
April 17, 2020
We’re working on several aspects of the response to this crisis, applying a human-centered approach to break down barriers to access.
April 13, 2020
This user journey map covers the common issues health & human services/benefit programs face while offering some potential low-tech solutions.