Each year, we bring together advocates and thought leaders from across the state to advance fair access to nutritious, affordable food. Our annual flagship events include the CalFresh Forum, Hunger Action Day, and ENACT Day.

June 15th Child Nutrition Listening Session with the Biden Administration

June 15, 202112:00 pm - 1:30 pm
On June 15th California advocates hosted a listening session with Stacy Dean, Deputy Under Secretary for the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services. During the listening session Dean shared details about the Biden Administration’s child nutrition and WIC priorities and attendees provided input on the most impactful investments to feed California’s children through school meals, WIC, CACFP, and other child [...]

Virtual Town Hall:The “A” in CACFP

June 3, 202111:00 am - 12:15 pm
Please join us June 3rd, at 11am, as Nourish California and the CACFP Roundtable hosts a Virtual Town Hall: The “A” in CACFP.We will discuss ways to leverage the lessor known Adult component of CACFP in the fight to decrease adult food insecurity in California.

California Office of Health Information Integrity (CalOHII) Webinar on the SHIG 2.0.

May 20, 20211:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Please join CalOHII and Nourish California as we share the SHIG 2.0, a helpful tool for navigating the confusing patchwork of privacy rules that govern health information sharing in California. The SHIG 2.0 represents the state of California’s authoritative guidance on when, where, and why patient information can and should be exchanged between healthcare providers and providers of nutrition and food services. 

ENACT Day 2021

April 30, 202110:00 am - 3:00 pm
ENACT Day is an annual advocacy event bringing communities together from across the state to learn how policy and grassroots advocacy can help build a healthy, equitable California. No experience needed! ENACT Day helps attendees understand the policy process, what California legislators are considering in 2021, and how to share their stories to drive change. All information will be presenting bilingually in English and Spanish. ENACT Day 2021  –  April 30th Virtual [...]

Tools to Optimize CEP Grouping & Funding

April 27, 202111:00 am - 12:15 pm
Since the COVID-19 Crisis started, school districts have distributed millions of free meals to kids and teenagers to fight hunger in California. However, the federal flexibilities that have allowed schools to feed all children might expire soon. The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) can be a powerful tool to preserve this important benefit for students as they go back to school. CEP is a provision [...]

Food4All Campaign Kick-Off Meeting

January 28, 202110:00 am - 11:30 am
Food4All Campaign Kick-Off Meeting Nourish California in partnership with the California Immigrant Policy Center (CIPC) is excited to announce the launch of the Food4All Campaign. The goal of this statewide legislative campaign is to modernize the California Food Assistance Program (CFAP) to provide state-funded food assistance to ALL Californians, regardless of their immigration status. Please join us for our Campaign Kick-Off meeting to learn [...]

California Hunger Action Coalition Week of Advocacy

January 21, 20219:30 am - 4:00 pm
Join the California Hunger Action Coalition for a week of advocacy to dismantle the injustices that perpetuate hunger in our state. The week of advocacy is a FREE event that brings together people from across California to learn about policy strategies to improve food security and speak directly with California legislators and their staff about policy solutions. The event kicks off with a Hunger [...]

Food Hardship & Hope for Change

January 12, 20211:00 pm - 2:00 pm
In an effort to understand Californians’ experiences with access to food, particularly in the context of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Nourish California partnered with Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates (FM3) to conduct statewide research. We are sorry we missed you for our presentation of key findings from the research, which illustrate the experiences of individuals and families across California. Use the links below [...]