• Samantha Marshall

Add CACFP to the Narrative of the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health

The White House is taking steps to eradicate hunger and dietary issues that are pervasive in our country. They're listening to everyone. Share your story with the White House. Share CACFP insights with the White House.


How can the CACFP be a better vehicle to help you serve your communities?


There are a number of ways you can participate in this important process:

  1. Share written ideas and thoughts here.

  2. National CACFP Sponsors Association is holding a listening session this Friday, June 17th. Register Here.

  3. Hold your own listening sessions, tool kit here.

These are the "pillars" the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health will be organizing community stories, thoughts and ideas into:

  1. Improve food access and affordability

  2. Integrate nutrition and health

  3. Empower all consumers to make and have access to healthy choices

  4. Support physical activity for all

  5. Enhance nutrition and food security research

You may be asking yourself; "what is this actually going to do?" Well, the last conference on hunger led to expansions of SNAP and the creation of the Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children more commonly known as WIC. This article in the Washington Post provides more insight and maybe more motivation to contribute to this process!

 

Calling all presenters! The Annual CACFP Conference call for presenters is open and ready for your to submit your presentation. Take a look at the tracks. Join us in October and share your expertise with the community in Sacramento. Submit your proposal today!


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