AB 1560 (Fuentes) Food for Health
AB 1560, a bill that would increase CalFresh
participation by better aligning CalFresh and Medi-Cal eligibility, passed out
of the Assembly Appropriations Committee today. Previously held in the Assembly
Appropriations Suspense file, AB 1560 is now heading to the Assembly Floor.
AB 1560 needs your continued support to move off the Assembly Floor. We've
prepared an AB 1560 Floor Alert. Please email or fax a copy to your Assembly
AB 1560 Floor Alert
More information on AB 1560
Questions? Contact Kerry
Birnbach at 510.433.1122 x 110
AB 1594 (Eng) Improving Charter School Nutrition
AB 1594 was taken off "suspense" and passed
the Assembly Appropriations Committee on Friday, May 25. AB 1594, would extend
the needy student meal mandate to California charter schools, ensuring that all
low-income students have access to these essential benefits.
AB 1594 needs your continued support to move off the Assembly Floor. We've
prepared an AB 1594 Floor Alert. Please email or fax a copy to your Assembly Member.
taken in an effort to alleviate costs and lessen the impact on state and local
administrators. The bill, as passed, makes significant progress in ensuring
access to nutritious, affordable meals in California charter schools.
More on the amendments to AB 1594
Additional information on AB 1594
Alexis Fernandez at 510.433.1122 x111
AB 1872 (Alejo) Improving Child Care
AB 1872 passed the Assembly Committee on
Appropriations! AB 1872 would set the same minimum nutrition
standard for foods served in licensed family day care homes as is currently
required in all licensed child care centers and would require licensing
authorities to inform all child care providers about the Child and Adult Care
Food Program (CACFP). AB 1872 supports child care providers' financial stability
and ensures that children experience the benefits of healthy meals and snacks.
AB 1872 needs your
continued support to move off the Assembly Floor. We've prepared an AB 1872
Floor Alert. Please email or fax a copy to your Assembly Member.
Amendments were taken in an effort to
emphasize the bill's intent to promote improved nutrition and set an expectation
of well-balanced meals and snacks.
the amendments to AB 1872
Additional information on AB 1872
Ellen Braff-Guajardo at 510.3010824 or
Elyse Homel-Vitale at 619.501.8248.
(Brownley) Held in Assembly Appropriations
AB 1781(Brownley) Boost School Meal
Participation: Lining Up to Remove Stigma was held in the Assembly
Appropriations suspense file today.
While the bill will not make further progress
this year, CFPA will continue working with the California Department of
Education and other stakeholders to ensure that stigma in the cafeteria is
removed. All students deserve to be treated equally and CFPA looks forward to
future efforts focused on increasing access to and participation in the school
A big thanks to all the supporters of the
More information about AB 1781
Questions? Contact Markell
Lewis at 510.433.1122 x 107