CACFP Leadership Conference and The Anti-Hunger Policy Conference, Part 2 #hungerpc2013

Here are links to the workshops and plenaries I had the privilege to be a part of at the CACFP Leadership Conference, 2013.  Please don't quote them or take them as fact.  I am sure as any of you know there could be typos or easy misunderstandings from taking taking notes in workshops.  I wanted to share them with you so you have a sense of what was discussed and resources you might be able to use or ideas that you may want to research further.  Please do contact me with questions.  They are also open for comment so if you would like to comment or ask questions on the notes, please do.  We can expand our knowledge-base together.  If you were at the workshops, please comment and add to items I didn't write down.

CACFP Leadership Conference Notes

Anti-Hunger Policy Conference Lunch Plenary Sessions


Samantha Marshall, M.A.

Samantha is, just like you, excited to make a difference in our community and our world. With a Master of Arts degree in English Literature, you might ask how she found herself building and writing for a website focused on child care. From 1995 through 2001, Samantha started her career working for Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) sponsors which introduced her to the importance of non-profits, community and quality child care. Her experience with Sponsors, State Officials, and Family Child Care Providers left a great and lasting impression. Later in her career and her most recent position at SAGE Publications, an academic publisher, was as a product manager for a new online resource! During this time many of Samantha's passions collided. A love for the written word, children and the proliferation of knowledge as well as a fascination with the resources the internet gives us, building a community for child care on is the perfect way to make the difference she wanted to. Needless to say, she is very excited to be an active part of creating and building