The Community Eligibility Provision: Fueling the Future of Healthy Kids in King County
The Community Eligibility Provision: Fueling the Future of Healthy Kids in King County is a comprehensive guide to understanding the barriers, dispelling the misconceptions, and utilizing best practices for successful CEP implementation in the county. The report also includes recommendations for school districts, legislative and education state leaders, and the United Way of King County to encourage King County participation in this game-changing provision.
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Publication tags: Field Reports - Advocacy and Education, National School Lunch Program (NSLP), School Breakfast Program (SBP) - Advocates (including legal advocates), Students
Emily is from Victorville, California and graduated summa cum laude from Hastings College with degrees in political science and peace, justice and social change. After college, Emily served as a Bennett Fellow in Nashville where she lived in intentional community with social justice leaders and worked at Community Food Advocates, where she developed a more streamlined system for starting and sustaining community gardens. Emily helped implement a framework for a district-wide Farm to School program, providing an opportunity for all children to access local and nutritious food. As a student, Emily facilitated campus and community conversations on hunger, homelessness and environmental justice, interned with food justice and poverty alleviation nonprofits in Nebraska, Colorado and Western Kenya, and held several leadership positions, including Student Government President.
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