Stop Here First!

Click the blue button first to watch the Civil Rights Training video (about 13 minutes long). Once completed, please click the red button to take a quick quiz.

Bonus Content

The videos and other resources below are not required to view — but there is important and interesting information included in all of them, which will come in handy as you volunteer with the pantry. Enjoy!

Food Safety:

Recommended Sites:

Health Contexts:

No one chooses to be food insecure, and food insecurity has wide-ranging consequences, particularly for children. Research is finding intersections between food insecurity, poverty, trauma, and other cultural and health conditions. A few short videos on these concepts can be found here.

Recommended Sites:

Recommended Reading:

Clicking on the scroll will take you to our GoodReads shelf. All of the books recommended tackle the emergency food system, poverty, food justice, and food-related health. Do you have recommendations? Let us know!

Suggestions for other resources? Questions you want answers to? Book recommendations? Catie wants to know! If you don’t catch her at the pantry, you can always reach her at