The following workshops will be offered at our 2013 conference. You will have the opportunity to attend three workshop sessions. Please pick your top five workshop choices using the form below. Workshop requests are not guaranteed, but we will do our best to accommodate your preferences. Please submit a registration form for each person attending on behalf of your organization. Keep in mind, due to space limitations, this conference is available for up to two people per organization.

A $10 deposit will be charged to your Food Center account when we receive your registration. This deposit will be refunded to your account when you arrive at the conference. The deposit will not be refunded if you do not attend the conference. If you are a community partner, please mail a check in the amount of $10 to the Food Bank (Attn: Lisa Bacon, 9850 Distribution Ave, San Diego 92121) by October 3rd. This check will be returned to you upon arrival at the event, but will be deposited if you do not attend.


Hunger Conference Online Registration Form

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  1. Please utilize the check boxes below to pick your top five workshop choices.
    *Denotes workshops that are offered twice during the conference

  1. SESSION ONE WORKSHOP OPTIONS
  2. • Key Concepts: current local, state, and federal legislation and its effects on hunger relief in San Diego
      and nationwide; advocacy brainstorming session ("I wish there was a law that...")

    • Spearkers: Gemma Donofrio , Policy Associate, California Association of Food Banks; Jennifer Tracy,
      Executive Director, San Diego Hunger Coalition
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  4. • Key Concepts: learn about the newest resource for connecting clients with CalFresh and
      nutrition education

    • Speaker: Adrienne Markworth, Executive Director, Leah's Pantry
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  6. • Key Concepts: program evaluation and metrics; using data for grants; PLUS a real grant opportunity

    • Speaker: Michael Minjares, Development Grant Writer, Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank
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  8. • Key Concepts: distribution models, line control, volunteer management, nutrition,
      mission/vision, assessing community needs

    • Panelists: YOU โ€“ this will be an agency-driven workshop facilitated by a Food Bank staff memeber
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  10. • Key Concepts: planning and recruiting (job descriptions, preparing your organization to
      efficiently accept volunteers)

    • Speakers: Sarah Adams, Volunteer Programs and Training Manager, Reuben H. Fleet Science
      Center; Melinda Wilkes, Director of Volunteer Engagement, Jewish Family Service
  1. SESSION TWO WORKSHOP OPTIONS
  2. • Key Concepts: urban agriculture, community gardens, local food justice initiatives

    • Panelists: Jennifer Bright, Director of Operations, Bayside Community Center; Andrew Kastner,
      Director, Jewish Food Justice Fellowship; Mariah Gayler, Co-founder of San Diego Food Not Lawns
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  4. • Key Concepts: social media, mobile giving, technology-driven fundraising

    • Speaker: lenore Lowe, Executive Director, Nonprofit Management Solutions
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  6. Key Concepts: social media, mobile giving, technology-driven fundraising

    Panelists: YOU โ€“ This will be an agency-driven workshop facilitated by a Food Bank staff member
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  8. • Key Concepts: training, motivating, and retention

    • Speakers: Sarah Adams, Volunteer Programs and Training Manager, Reuben H. Fleet Science
      Center; Melinda Wilkes, Director of Volunteer Engagement, Jewish Family Service
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  1. SESSION THREE WORKSHOP OPTIONS
  2. • Key Concepts: current legislation and its effects on hunger relief in San Diego;
      advocacy brainstorming session ("I wish there was a law that...")

    • Speaker: Eric Manke, Policy & Communications Manager, California Association of Food Banks
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  4. • Key Concepts: safe food handling procedures and best practices

    • Speaker: Dr. Patti Wooten Swanson, Nutrition, Family, and Consumer Science Advisor, UC
      Cooperative Extension
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  6. • Key Concepts: program evaluation and metrics; using data for grants; PLUS a real grant opportunity

    • Speaker: Michael Minjares, Development Grant Writer, Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank
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  8. • Key Concepts: distribution models, line control, volunteer management, nutrition,
      mission/vision, assessing community needs

    • Panelists: YOU โ€“ this will be an agency-driven workshop facilitated by a Food Bank staff memeber
  1. Please ensure that you have selected 5 workshop choices before submission.
 

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