February 16, 2012
Buying Time: If there’s one defining experience of accessing public assistance, it’s waiting. Lines at the food bank and the county social services office and up to 30 day waits for CalFresh application processing can deter eligible individuals from applying.
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With more than a quarter of Monterey County’s children living in poverty, accessing food takes priority.
Children ride around on tricycles in the King City Fairgrounds parking lot. They look like they’ve gathered to play on a sunny morning, under the watch of grown-ups who stand around talking, some sharing coffee ...