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Santa Clara County Hunger Issues Forum

Friday, September 10, 2010 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM (PDT)

Santa Clara, CA

Ticket Information

Type End Quantity
Hunger Issues Forum and Advocacy Training (8am - 3pm) Ended Free  
Hunger Issues Forum (8am - 1:30pm) Ended Free  
Advocacy Training (1:30pm - 3pm) Ended Free  

Event Details

Santa Clara County Hunger Issues Forum
Hunger, Sustainability, and Access to Nutritious Food

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Desired Outcomes

  • Witness hunger through a new lens and see how we all play a part in creating a hunger-free community
  • Learn about local initiatives addressing hunger and how to get involved
  • Discover public policy opportunities and how to take action


Santa Clara University
Lucas Hall, room 126 (advocacy training in room 209)
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Event Schedule

8:00 - 8:30 Registration and Breakfast
8:30 - 9:00 Welcome Address & Community Challenge
Michael E. Engh, S.J., President, Santa Clara University
9:00 - 9:30 Learn what the 2010 Hunger Index Project is telling us – Where are we headed?
Drew Starbird, Ph.D., Dean, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University
9:30 - 9:45 How to Leverage Public and Private Partnerships
Congressman Mike Honda, CA-15
9:45 - 10:30 What is the Relationship between Hunger and Obesity?
What do we do about it?

Sue Foerster, MPH, RD, Chief of Policy, Planning, & Evaluation Section, Cancer Prevention & Nutrition Section, California Department of Public Health
10:30 - 10:45 Break
10:45 - 11:30 Federal Strategies for Improving Local Health and Well-Being
Crystal FitzSimons, Director of School and Out-of-School Time Programs, Food Research and Action Center (FRAC), Washington, D.C.
11:30 - 12:30 Panel on Promoting Healthy Lifestyles: Tapping into Local Initiatives
  • Gregory A. Baker, PhD, Food & Agribusiness Institute, Santa Clara University
  • Daniel Delgado, MD, Pediatric Healthy Lifestyles Center of Santa Clara County
  • Aimee Reedy, EdD, MPH, Vice President of Assessment, Planning and Evaluation, The Health Trust
  • Kathryn Boyle, Project Manager, Community Benefits Program, Kaiser Permanente
12:30 - 12:45 Closing Statements and Call to Action
Cindy McCown, Senior Director of Programs and Services, Second Harvest Food Bank
12:45 - 1:30 Lunch and Networking
Faces of Hunger Photo Project, Tours of Produce Mobile & Food Resource Mobile, The Forge Community Garden Open House, Full Circle Farm Information Table
1:30 - 3:00 Optional Advocacy Training
Learn How to Become a Hunger Advocate
Nancy Amidei, Civic Engagement Project

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When & Where

Santa Clara University
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053

Friday, September 10, 2010 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM (PDT)

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