Campaign for 6-Month Reporting

California Food Policy Advocates and
our Campaign for 6 Month Reporting co-chairs invite you to join us in advocating for a move to semi-annual reporting for CalFresh and CalWORKs.

Campaign Co-Chairs

Jessica Jones
Policy & Outreach Coordinator
LA Regional Food Bank
323.234.3030 ext.172

Renske Lynde
Associate Director of Policy
SF Food Bank

CFPA Primary Contact

Alexis Fernández
Nutrition Policy Advocate
Oakland Office
510.533.1122 ext.111

Campaign Mailing List

If you would like to be added to the Campaign's mailing list, please
contact Alexis Fernández

Campaign Updates & News

  • Read USDA's Response to CDSS's Most Recent Request

    4.8.2011 In response to CDSS’s most recent waiver-extension request, USDA extended the current reporting waiver until September 1, 2011 at which point California will need to show “commitment to expedited conversion” to a simplified reporting system for CalFresh. Read the letter from USDA. PDF

  • Read the January 2011 Advocate Sign-on Letter

    1.31.2011 In January of 2011, advocates across California joined together to once again address the issues of semi-annual reporting in California. Advocates asked that Read more here…

  • Brief Slide Show: History of Semi-Annual Reporting

    01.19.2011 Download the brief PowerPoint PDF

  • Webinar: Overview of AB 6 Fuentes

    01.18.2011 Download the webinar PowerPoint PDF

  • Webinar: Campaign Kickoff

    12.7.2010 Download the webinar PowerPoint PDF

  • Related Materials: CDSS/USDA Correspondence


    USDA Letter to then Assembly Member John Laird RE:Simplified Reporting (3/06) PDF
    USDA’s most recent approval of California’s current quarterly reporting waiver (11/07) PDF
    California advocates request the denial of CDSS’s 2009 waiver extension request (9/09) PDF
    USDA correspondence denying CDSS’s 2009 waiver extension request (9/09) PDF
    CDSS’s response to USDA’s request for a plan to implement simplified reporting in California (2/10) PDF
    USDA’s response to CDSS’s plan which grants a temporary extension of the quarterly reporting waiver (4/10) PDF
    CDSS’s request to extend the current waiver until March 31st, 2012 and pursue AB 6 (1/11) PDF

For more information on AB 6 (Fuentes) The CalFresh Act of 2011 visit CFPA's AB 6 Page


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