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.

Five Reasons to Apply for CEP in 2021

September 10, 202110:00 am - 11:00 am
Five Reasons to Apply for CEP in 2021 The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) is a powerful tool to reach more students with the health and academic benefits of free school meals.  CEP is a federal option that enables eligible schools to serve a healthy breakfast and lunch free of charge to ALL students, decreases administrative burdens, and streamlines meal program operations. Federal waivers allow [...]

Panel Discussion: Fighting Poverty with SNAP

September 8, 202112:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Please join us at a panel hosted by the Othering & Belonging Institute at UC Berkeley on Wednesday, September 8th at 12pm PT for a discussion on the urgent need to bolster programs like SNAP (known as CalFresh in CA) to fight poverty in the U.S. At this event, you will hear from the authors of a new report “Fighting Poverty with SNAP” presenting [...]

Webinar: Sharing Health Information to Address Food Insecurity

August 31, 20219:30 am - 11:00 am
Fees for this event have been waived for Nourish California’s partners. To watch the recording (coming soon) for free, you must use the code 1wn083121 at the time of registration. Overview: Addressing food insecurity often requires coordination between health and social service providers, but complex data privacy laws complicate care coordination. The State of California created the State Health Information Guidance Volume 2 to [...]

Interactive Webinar: The State Health Information Guidance (SHIG) Better Connecting Older Adults to Eligible Nutrition Supports

August 26, 202111:00 am

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 [...]
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