How to make your school a nutrition center


On Thursday, June 2, 2022 at 10:30 a.m., the California (CA) Local School Wellness Policy (LSWP) Collaboration will explore how to leverage the CA Universal Meals program and school wellness community partnerships to establish schools as centers of nutrition and improve student and community nutrition security in the 2022-2023 school year.

Participants will:

  • Describe “nutrition security” and “school feeding centres”
  • Understand the opportunity the CA Universal Meals program provides the school wellness community to improve student and family nutrition security
  • Identify innovative and impactful strategies to support schools as centers of nutrition
  • Brainstorm ways to bring nutrition centers into your school communities using available resources

Speakers include:

  • Kathy Saile, MSW, CA Director, No Kid Hungry
  • Amy Garfinkel Farm to School Network Manager, California Department of Food and Agriculture, Office of Farm to Fork
  • Crystal Young, Nutrition Education Consultant, California Department of Education (CDE)
  • Wendi Gosliner, DrPH, RD, Nutrition Policy Institute

For more information on LSWP requirements, visit the CDE LSWP webpage.

The CA LSWP Collaboration hosts Winning at Wellness webinars to inspire school communities and stakeholders to implement highly effective LSWPs in schools. For more information, visit the CA LSWP collaborative webpage


The audience includes all national and local school nutrition professionals, superintendents, school affairs officers, and community partners involved in school wellness policies.


CA LSWP Collaborative Winning Wellness Webinar:

How to Make Your School a Nutrition Center in the 2022-2023 School Year

Thursday, June 2, 2022

10:30 a.m. to noon

Please register in advance for Win at the Wellness Webinar

This webinar is free. This webinar will be recorded and posted on the CA LSWP collaborative webpage

After signing up, you will see a screen that says Webinar registration approved with a link to the webinar. You will also receive several emails with information about joining the webinar. First, you will receive a confirmation on the day of your registration, then you will receive two reminder emails: one day and one hour before the webinar. If for some reason you can’t find the confirmation email or don’t receive the reminders, you can always re-subscribe. You can also cancel your registration at any time, if you do not plan to attend.

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+1 669 900 6833 United States (San Jose)

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Webinar ID: 823 0065 2769

Tip for participants

To save time before the meeting, please check your system to make sure it’s ready to use Zoom.

If for some reason you receive an error message that the host has declined your webinar registration, try using a different email address. Although not ideal, you can also join by phone if you are having technical problems logging in from your computer.

Reasonable accommodation

In accordance with state and federal laws, persons with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations to attend or participate in the CA LSWP Collaborative Winning at Wellness webinar on Thursday, June 2, 2022. Requests for reasonable accommodations should be directed to the CA LSWP Collaborative via email. to [email protected] no later than seven days before the event.

Contact information

If you have any questions about this, please contact Crystal Young, Nutrition Education Consultant, by email at [email protected]

Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609

Last revised: Tuesday, May 31, 2022


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