By Elias Berbari, CFFN Communications Fellow With Election Day behind us and a new legislative cycle right around the corner, an opportunity arises for us all both to consider some important forward-looking questions.
Our work will not be done until the visions of liberation and sovereignty that our network imagined are achieved for all Californians, but the process of self-transformation is underway.
The California Food and Farming Network recognizes the importance of safe, just and healthy communities as an essential part of a just and sustainable food and farming system.
The California Food and Farming Network released the 2020 scorecard, revealing policy votes of California’s 120 elected state legislators, with a majority of legislators earning top marks.
A week after the inauguration of Governor Gavin Newsom and a few days into the legislative session, the California Food and Farming Network (CFFN) and the California Food Policy Council (CAFPC) have released the 2018 Food & Farm Scorecard — a report revealing the policy votes of California’s 120 elected state legislators on food and farming issues. Pesticide Action Network is a member of CFFN.
As the new legislative year kicked off in January, PAN joined food and farm groups across California in distributing a report card for California legislators, scoring them on their support of food & farming legislation from the previous year. And while nearly half of legislators earned a 100% ranking, the results belie efforts by legislators to advance more transformative policies.