AB 839 Sample Support Letter to Senate Education

Sample letter of support to the Senate Committe on Education – please submit by June 22, 2011. doc

AB 839 Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to frequently asked questions about AB 839 PDF

Sample Support Letter to Senate Human Services

Sample letter to Senate Committee on Human Services urging the passage of AB 6; send by June 21st, 2010 doc

AB 6 Frequently Asked Questions

CFPA prepared documents answering commonly asked questions about the bill: Semi-annual Reporting FAQ PDF“Heat and Eat” FAQ PDF

ENACT 2011 Legislative Agenda

Summary of ENACT bills PDF

Just Released – CFPA's Report "School's Out…Who Ate?"

6.15.2011 CFPA’s 2011 release of School’s Out…Who Ate? examines the dramatic decline in summer meal access and participation throughout California.

Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act

Read the full bill text PDFRead the bill summary PDF

USDA Program Data

Available program data from USDA link

Bill Commentary

Read Representative George Miller’s remarks PDF

House Dems Support Letter

Dems urge House leadership to find funding sources outside of SNAP PDF

IOM Nutrition Guidelines 2009

This report by the Institute of Medicine proposes a major overhaul of school meal planning PDF

Event Overview: Hunger Action Day 2011

6.8.2011 Hunger Action Day 2011 took place on May 17th in Sacramento,CA.The event was a great success! With more than 200 statewide advocates in attendance, a little rain could not stop participants from voicing their support for anti-hunger legislation and efforts to alleviate the struggles of hunger faced

Assembly Floor Alert

An alert to all Assembly Members in preparation for a floor vote on AB 69 PDF


The state department’s informational site on CACFP, child care component link

USDA Afterschool Nutrition Info

At-Risk Afterschool MealsHandbook link Childcare & Adult Care Food Program Afterschool Nutrition link National School Lunch Program Afterschool Nutrition link

California WIC Association

Visit the California WIC Association for the most up to date information on WIC related policy, events, news, and more link

Sample Letter to Senate Human Services

A sample letter to the Senate Human Services Committee urging passage of AB 69 link

AB 69 Frequently Asked Questions

A CFPA prepared document answering common questions about the bill PDF

AB 69 (Beall) Passes Assembly

06.01.2011 AB 69 (Beall) which seeks to increase Access to CalFresh for Seniors passed the Assembly floor today on a 54-21 vote. This bill would direct the State Department of Social Services to allow

Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference

The 6th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference 2011, June 28-30, 2011 link


Federal updates, regulations, and guidance on CACFP link

California Afterschool Network

Moving from a Snack to a Meal – It’s Easier Than You Think link Talking to Your School’s Nutrition Services Department link

California Afterschool Resource Center

Nutrition Homepage link

CDPH WIC Information

The California Department of Public Health hosts a WIC homepage with  information about applying, program background, and more link

AB 839 Voted Out of the Assembly!

6.2.2011 In a great show of support for putting students and breakfast first, the California State Assembly voted to pass AB 839 (Brownley).
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