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CalFresh useless on campus

Student volunteers help eligible students fill out CalFresh paperwork so they can enroll in the program. Photo credit: Molly Sullivan

Molly Sullivan

October 14, 2016

Student volunteers at the Center for Healthy Communities enrolled eligible students in CalFresh, formerly known as food stamps, Oct. 12 in an event to raise awareness about food insecurity. “We’re trying to reduce the stigma around it,” said Program Director at the Center for Healthy Communities...

Community center offers student internships

Photo courtesy Chico State

Hannah Suzuki

May 6, 2015

The Center for Healthy Communities in Chico is offering internships for students in the summer and fall of this year. The organization is based on nutrition, physical activity, and policies to change the world’s obesity problem. It began it 2001 with one health program and has grown to 27. Th...

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