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Field Reports

Better Together: Optimizing Summer Meal Programs in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties

Samantha Stevens, Emerson Fellow
Published 2017

San Jose, California

Better Together: Optimizing Summer Meal Programs in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties is the product of qualitative interviews with stakeholders in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties who administer summer meal programs. Better Together highlights the importance of summer nutrition for the health and educational outcomes of children. It also describes the best practices in the two counties and offers recommendations on how summer meal programs can be optimized to increase participation and feed more children.

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Publication tags: Field Reports - Summer Nutrition Programs (SFSP and NSLP)

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Samantha Stevens

Emerson Fellow,