CalFresh Outreach Program

CalFresh Outreach CA Higher Ed Summit 2020

Who, What, Where, When & Why?

Who: Campuses who are currently subcontracting partners. Bring your CFO team - Directors, Coordinators, Fiscal Reporters, students & interns are encouraged to attend!

What: Guest speakers, policy updates, networking, sharing of best practices, activities & MORE!

Where: Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa

3050 Bristol Street Costa Mesa, CA 92626

When: Wednesday, February 5, 2020 from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Why: To network, grow & improve your CalFresh Outreach program!

How to Register?

To register for the Summit, please visit the EventBrite page(opens in new window). Please note that you still have to book a hotel room, as registering on EventBrite does not do that for you.

Are there blocked rooms?

Yes. We have a limited amount of blocked rooms at $149/night. Book your rooms here.(opens in new window) Once the blocked rooms are sold out, we cannot guarantee the above rate. Please book your hotel stay ASAP.

The Center for Healthy Communities have blocked rooms reserved for February 4-5th. If you are also attending California Higher Education Basic Needs Alliance (CHEBNA) 2020 Summit: Advancing Student Success, you will need to reserve the February 6th night with the block of rooms reserved by the Chancellor’s Office. For more information about CHEBNA 2020 Summit, visit their website(opens in new window).

If you are attending both the CFO Summit and CHEBNA Summit, please communicate to Hilton front desk upon check in that you have another room reservation. 

What is the Agenda?

CalFresh Outreach CA Higher Ed Summit Agenda
8:00 AMRegistration
9:00 AM

Welcome & Introductions

  • Brandi Simonaro & Rebecca Berner, Program Co-Coordinator’s, Center for Healthy Communities
  • Stephanie Bianco, Director, Center for Healthy Communities
  • Danielle Wilson, Program Analyst, California Department of Social Services
9:55 AM

Presentation – "Taking CalFresh to the Next Level"

  • Jessica Medina, Food Security Project Coordinator, CSU, Fresno
  • Kelly Condron, CalFresh Outreach Student Assistant, CSU, Fresno
  • Ana Goins, CalFresh Outreach Student Assistant, CSU, Fresno
10:25 AMBreak
10:40 AMNetworking – Successes/Best Practices
11:25AM

Presentation – “How to Support Students When They Don’t Qualify for CalFresh: Wraparound Services & Cultural Sensitivity”

  • Chidera Izuchukwu, Basic Needs Manager, UCLA
11:55 AMLunch on Your Own
1:25 PM

Round Table Discussions

  • County Partnerships, Application Process, Missed Interviews
  • Follow-ups with the Use of Technology
  • Eligibility and Wraparound Services
  • Marketing and Outreach 
  • Contract Requirements
  • Staffing
1:55 PMSwitch
2:05 PM

Round Table Discussions

  • County Partnerships, Application Process, Missed Interviews
  • Follow-ups with the Use of Technology
  • Eligibility and Wraparound Services
  • Marketing and Outreach 
  • Contract Requirements
  • Staffing
2:35 PMBreak
2:50 PMNetworking by Region
3:30 PMEvaluations
3:45 PMWrap Up and Raffle
4:15 PM

Post-Summit Mixer

  • Location: Bristol Palms Pizza Bar at the Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa

FAQs

Is this Travel Included in My CFO Budget?

Yes, this was included in the travel portion of your CFO budget. Please contact your Fiscal Analyst if you have questions.

Where is the nearest airport?

John Wayne Airport (SNA) - 4.1 miles

Long Beach (LBG) - 19.5 miles

Los Angeles (LAX) - 38.7 miles

Burbank Airport (BUR) - 53.1 miles

Do I have to pay for parking?

Yes. The daily rate $10 (whether you're staying at the hotel or not).

CalFresh Outreach CA Higher Ed Summit February 5, 2020 8 a.m.–4 p.m. location Costa Mesa, CA for more information contact the Center for Healthy Communities at 530-898-5323