Tools & Resources


April 3, 2020
“Food feeds your mind, body, and soul. Food is culture. Food is medicine.” An update on what we’ve been focused on with our partners and clients this past week.
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. 
February 22, 2020
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February 20, 2020
As we discovered during this month’s Iowa Democratic caucus, the “move fast and break things” era of disruptive innovation persists.
January 23, 2020
An interactive guide to understanding potential "linkages" between social programs, which can help connect more low-income people to benefits.
January 22, 2020
We recently started fieldwork to discover what factors are keeping so many eligible college students from accessing SNAP benefits. Plus: Conference Roll Call; Going the Extra Mile; job openings; and what should be considered when analyzing your agency's procurement process
January 17, 2019

User Experience Matters. As agencies set up or modernize online eligibility and enrollment systems, the user experience is a key feature that requires thoughtful and scientific attention.