2019 Child Nutrition Advocacy Action Day

March 6, 2019

School Nutrition: 

Building Blocks for CT’s Future

Be a nutrition advocate!

Breaking News:

Education Appropriations State Agency Budget Presentation and Public Hearings are scheduled for the same day as Child Nutrition Advocacy Day! The timing couldn't be better for us to keep the child nutrition programs strong. Register for this free event today and join us for this exciting day of advocacy as we experience live updates during the best time for us to amplify our voices in solidarity!

The School Nutrition Association of CT (SNACT), End Hunger Connecticut!, the Connecticut Association of School Business Officials  (CASBO), The Connecticut Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (CAND), and FoodCorps Connecticut invite you to join us for a networking breakfast and special training on meaningful communication with legislators. Come learn how to engage and equip our leaders to support our programs.

Did you know? It’s been seven years since the last Child Nutrition Legislative Action Day.

Did you know?  The 2019 Connecticut General Assembly has the largest freshman class of legislators in Connecticut history - 22% or 41 of our 187 elected legislators are first timers!  

It’s time to educate our elected officials, new and seasoned, about the importance and impact of child nutrition programs!  

YOU ARE THE EXPERT AND WE NEED YOUR VOICE!

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 

8:30 am – 11:00 am

Old Judiciary Room, 3rd floor CT State Capitol

210 Capitol Ave., Hartford, CT

Click here to register

Please plan to join us at the State Capitol for:

  • Networking breakfast
  • Update on the federal and state landscape
  • Legislative expert panel discussion
  • Review of 2019 Connecticut Child Nutrition Position Paper and Talking Points
  • Recommendations for Effective Advocacy and Building Relationships today

Following the training attendees are encouraged meet  their legislators and encourage a cafeteria visit

Continuing Education Units will be provided

Come to learn, to educate our leaders and support child nutrition and wellness!

Legislation

How to make an appointment with your Legislator

More Tools:

Legislative Toolkit

Legislative Action

SNA Position Papers

Sample Letter to send to Legislator

Action Alerts

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