CDE Releases Info to NSLP Sponsors about Afterschool Meals

5.30.2011 In a recent information alert, CDE notified NSLP sponsors that they are eligible to enroll in CACFP to provide afterschool meals at eligible sites.

FRAC Webinar on Water in Schools

5.24.2011 The Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) hosted a webinar on implementing the water-in-schools requirement.  CFPA’s Ken Hecht participated

BreakfastFirst Webinar Materials

5.21.2011 Materials for the six-webinar series on building and sustaining effective school breakfast programs are now available on the BreakfastFirst Campaign website link

California Impact of Chairman Ryan's Budget Resolution

Cuts to and restructuring of SNAP funding would harm low-income Californian, as well as state and local economies PDF

Analysis: The CA Impact of Rep. Ryan's Budget Resolution

5.15.2011 Cuts to and restructuring of SNAP funding would harm low-income Californians, as well as state and local economies. House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan recently introduced a long-term federal budget plan that was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives on April 15, 2011.

CA Dept. of Education Issues Guidance on Water in Schools

4.21.2011 The CA Department of Education just posted information on their website about implementing the water-in-schools requirement. The post includes information

We Look Forward to Seeing You!

May 4th, 2011 at 9am! St. John’s Lutheran Church, Goethe Hall1701 L Street, Sacramento 95811 ENACT Day will end around 3pm at the State Capitol depending on when you have arranged to meet with your legislators. If you have registered, but will not be able to attend ENACT, [...]

Save the Date! Hunger Action Day is Tuesday, May 17th

Hunger Action Day is just around the corner!

AB 839 Passes Out of Assembly Education

4.13.2011 Today AB 839 (Brownley), Putting Breakfast First, passed the Assembly Committee on Education with 7 “aye” votes.

USDA Releases Memo on Water in Schools Requirement

4.12.2011 Today, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a memo explaining the water-in-schools requirement included in the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.

Read USDA's Response to CDSS's Most Recent Request

4.8.2011 In response to CDSS’s most recent waiver-extension request, USDA extended the current reporting waiver until September 1, 2011 at which point California will need to show “commitment to expedited conversion” to a simplified reporting system for CalFresh. Read the letter from USDA. PDF

AB 6 Sample Support Letter to the Author

A sample support letter to Assembly Member Felipe Fuentes (D-Los Angeles), author of AB 6 doc

AB 839 Sample Letter of Support to Assembly Education

Sample letter of support to the Assembly Committe on Education – please submit by April 4, 2011. doc

ENACT Webinar 4.8.2011

If you have questions about ENACT, please join us on our upcoming webinar on April 8th at 1pm.

I've Registered for ENACT. Now What?

3.15.11 Thank for registering for ENACT! Now that that’s taken care of, there are a few more things you need to do:

ENACT 2011 Schedulue

Summary of the day’s events PDF

CFPA Legislation Heading to Assembly Committee

3.1.2011 AB 6 (Fuentes) The CalFresh Act of 2011 and AB 69 (Beall) Increasing Senior CalFresh Participation

ENACT 2011 General Information

3.1.11 ENACT Nutrition and Activity Day is the Strategic Alliance’s yearly, grass-roots lobby day

Keeping Children Healthy in California's Child Care Environments

Keeping Children Healthy in California’s Child Care Environments: Recommendations to Improve Nutrition and Increase Physical Activity (CDE NSD) Link to Full report Link to Summary

"School Meals Made from Scratch" Convening 2.25.2011

2.25.2011 CFPA will host the first School Meals Made from Scratch convening sponsored by The California Endowment to bring together school food service directors and partners

School Breakfast Data by District

District-specific school breakfast participation data for 2009-10 PDF

Reauthorization Implementation Plans Posted

2.8.2011 The USDA is posting all CNR-related implementation plans and updates resulting to the web. Find the USDA Child Nutrition site here.

Senate Passes Its CNR Bill; Takes $ from SNAP

8.1.2010 Senate unanimously passes Lincoln’s CNR bill, taking funding for CNR from SNAP budget. Just before the Senate went on its August recess, it unanimously

Sign-on to Support Semi-Annual Reporting

1.3.2011 Support a move to semi-annual reporting in California; sign the Campaign’s letter to USDA.

Just Launched: Campaign for 6 Month Reporting

12.1.2010 CFPA and co-chairs have launched a Campaign for 6 Month Reporting for CalFresh.
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