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ENACT Day 2017

Monday May 1, 2017
9:00am to 4:00pm

St. John's Lutheran Church
1701 L Street
Sacramento, CA

ENACT Day Contact

Kristania De Leon
CA 4 Health

Event Resources

ENACT Day Registration. link

ENACT Day Video. link

ENACT Day Storify. link

About ENACT Nutrition and Activity Day

When is ENACT Nutrition and Physical Activity Day 2017?

ENACT Day 2017 will be on Monday, May 1 in Sacramento. Event details are available here. link

What is ENACT Day?
ENACT Nutrition and Physical Activity Day brings community members and advocates from all over California together in Sacramento to learn about and support state policies that promote health equity through nutrition and physical activity.

  • LEARN about proposed bills before the legislature,
  • NETWORK with leaders and advocates, and
  • MEET with your representatives and members of the media!

Wondering what ENACT Day will be like?  
Check out this Storify compilation of photos and tweets from participants in last year's event. link

How do I register for ENACT Day? 
ENACT Day registration is FREE, and lunch will be provided. A limited number of travel scholarships are available. We encourage you to register early to help us determine the potential need for travel assistance. *The deadline for travel scholarships has been extended to April 9.* If you would like to apply for a scholarship, please apply at the link. link 

Ready to register? Sign up at the link before April 17. link
PLEASE NOTE: if you will be registering for more than one individual, please have the names, home addresses and email addresses (if applicable) of each individual attendee ready before registering your group

ENACT Day 2017 Policy Agenda

  • SB 138 (McGuire): will enroll improve access to nutritious school meals though paperless enrollment with Medi-Cal income data, and through expanded availability of universally free school meal programs.
  • AB 214 (Weber): will address college student hunger by defining terms used in CalFresh program eligibility and clarifying the CalFresh Restaurant Meal Program on college campuses.
  • SB 5/ AB 18 (De Leon/Garcia): will set a statewide parks bond initiative in motion through this California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, Coastal Protection, and Outdoor Access For All Act of 2018.
  • SB 760 (Wiener): would require complete streets that enable safe access for all users- including pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists and transit riders- on state highways funded through the State Highway Operations Protection Program.

Where can I find out more about the ENACT Day policy agenda?
ENACT participants will be trained on and advocate for legislation included on the ENACT Day policy agenda. The policy agenda includes several legislative proposals that impact nutrition and physical activity across California. The policy agenda will be released about a month ahead of the event. More details will be coming soon. 

ENACT Day is a collaborative effort hosted by the following organizations: CA4Health, California Food Policy Advocates, California State University - Chico's Center for Healthy Communities, California Pan-Ethnic Health Network, Prevention Institute, Public Health Advocates, Public Health Institute, Safe Routes to School National Partnership, and others.