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UC CalFresh holds regular 'Town Hall' meetings on a monthly basis. The discussion topics for these meetings typically cover policy and procedure, new curriculum roll-outs, and other program-related issues. Town Halls are normally scheduled for the third Tuesday of every month from 12:30 to 2:00 pm.

FFY 2017 Town Hall Schedule

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UC CalFresh Training's and Meetings Calendar


April 18, 2017

Physical Literacy and the Role Public Health Plays

Presented by:

Anne Lindsay, M.S., PhD, University of Nevada Reno, Cooperative Extension

March 21, 2017

Local School Wellness Policy

Presented by:

Amy DeLisio MPH, RD, Public Health Institute, Center for Wellness and Nutrition
Katherine Hawksworth, MPH, CHES, California Project Lean
Mary Ann Mills, UC CalFresh State Office
Melanie Gerdes, UCD Center for Nutrition in School
Melissa McDonald, Alliance for a Healthier Generation


January 17, 2017

Supporting Youth Engagement with Maps & Data

Presented by:

Brandon Louie, UC Davis Center for Regional Change
Metria Munyan and Jesse Tedrick, Public Health Institute, Center for Wellness and Nutrition

November 15, 2016

Catholic Charities of California:

An Orientation and Discussion on Alignments

October 18, 2016

Reporting Tools Workbook 2017

Overview and Review


September 20, 2016

State Office Updates: Wrapping Up FFY16 and Gearing Up for FFY17

Presented by: UC CalFresh State Office Staff, featuring Emily LaRue and Cherie McDougald, UC ANR BOC-Kearney

August 16, 2016

Culturally-Sensitive Approaches to Nutrition Education Delivery

Presented by: L. Karina Díaz Rios, PhD, RD; UCCE Specialist in Nutrition, Family & Consumer Sciences

July 19, 2016

Changes to the Nutrition Facts Label

Presented by: Marisa Neelon, MS, RD, Tammy McMurdo MS, RD and Lyn Brock MA, RD

Resources and Links 

June 14, 2016

Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015 - 2020

Dr. Rachel E. Scherr, Assistant Research Scientist, UCD Department of Nutrition Associate Director, Center for Nutrition in Schools

May 17, 2016

Physical Activity Integration

Stephanie Roberts MPH, RD, Healthy Schools Program Manager, Southern California

    April 19, 2016


    Collective Impact: The Calaveras County Experience

    March 15, 2016

    Healthy Living Ambassador's Garden Program

    February 16, 2016

    School Wellness Policy: Shannon Young, School Wellness Policy of California

    Resources and Links

    December 15, 2015

    The Extender Model

    Strategies to Make the Extender Model Work well in your County

    November 17, 2015

    California Common Core

    How UC CalFresh Curricula Supports the California Common Core Standards

    October 20, 2015

    FFY 2016 Reporting Tools Workbook Updates and Evaluation Overview

    Resources and Links


    September 15, 2015

    2015 Annual Report Overview

    August 18, 2015

      Youth Engagement



        July 21, 2015



        Introduction to RE-AIM

        Evaluation Framework for Planning and Evaluating Policy, Systems, and Environmental (PSE) Change


        This site provides an explanation of and resources for those wanting to apply the RE-AIM framework.

        The Center TRT's mission is to enhance the public health impact of state and community obesity prevention efforts by providing the training and evidence public health practitioners need to improve health behaviors, environments, and policies in ways that are equitable, efficient, and sustained over time.

          June 16, 2015


          How to Engage the SNAP-Ed Eligible Audience with Online Interventions

          Presented by Adrienne Markworth, Executive Director of Leah's Pantry

            May 19, 2015

            An Introduction to CATCH PE

            Eileen Avato, National CATCH Specialist

              March 31, 2015

              Planning for FFY 2016

              February 17, 2015

              Debrief on Pre-Forum Webinar 1 & Preparation for LIA Forum

              January 20, 2015

              FFY 14 Final Report Highlights and Program Updates

              • January 20, 2015

              December 16, 2014

              Why Stress May Sabotage Healthy Food Choices: A Look into the Brain?

              Kevin Laugero, Ph.D.,  Stress Biology and Nutrition Research Lab

              Obesity & Metabolism Research Unit Western Human Nutrition Research Center Department of Nutrition, UC Davis

              November 18, 2014

              Follow-Up to the 2014 Skills-Based Training Institute

              October 14, 2014

              Implementing the 2015 SNAP-Ed Plan

              September 16, 2014

              Final Report Overview and Update:

              FFY 2014 TOWN HALLS

              Go, Glow, Grow:  Newly Revised Curriculum

              Plan, Shop, Save and Cook:  Newly Revised Series-based Adult Curriculum

              SNAP-Ed Connection eXtension

              Introduction to the UC CalFresh & EFNEP Skills Based Training Institute

              Follow-Up to the SNAP-Ed Local Implementing Agency Forum (LIAF) & FFY 2015 Call for Participation

              CDPH Network for a Healthy California's GIS Viewer 2.0

              Presented by Anthony Barnes and Bhaydeep Sachdev, CDPH