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Coalition Aspirational Statement

Decrease the number of individuals in the Capital Region experiencing food insecurity

Coalition Goals

  • End hunger with sustainable and equitable access to 3 healthy meals a day, every day.

  • Teach to grow by providing opportunities for local, sustainable food production; promote economic development of food production and sales at all levels.

  • Promote greater utilization and access to existing feeding programs; SNAP; insure people who are eligible are registered to purchase necessary healthy food.

  • Promote collaboration across organizations and working groups within CAFE and OneRouge to move the needle on lasting and meaningful systems change.

Coalition Working Groups

  • Family & Child Hunger

  • Equity/Access

  • Urban Farmers + Community Garden Network (GGH)

  • Policy/Advocacy

Coalition Co-Chairs

Jan Ross, Huey & Angelina Wilson Foundation; Nichola Hall, Human Resources Professional

UPCOMING COALITION MEETING DATES

  • CAFE Coalition Quarterly Meeting
    CAFE Coalition Quarterly Meeting
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Feb 21
    Location is TBD
    Feb 21, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Location is TBD
    Feb 21, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Location is TBD
    Join us for the Capital Area Food Equity (CAFE) monthly meeting to continue the progress of the coalition.
  • Transportation & Mobility Coalition Quarterly Meeting
    Transportation & Mobility Coalition Quarterly Meeting
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Feb 22
    Location is TBD
    Feb 22, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Location is TBD
    Feb 22, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Location is TBD
    Join us at the Transportation & Mobility (T&M) Coalition meetings to progress work on transportation and mobility in Baton Rouge!
  • OneRouge Friday Community Calls
    OneRouge Friday Community Calls
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, Feb 23
    Zoom
    Feb 23, 2024, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
    Zoom
    Feb 23, 2024, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
    Zoom
    Every week since March 2020, community members of East Baton Rouge have met for conversations centered around the 9 Drivers of Poverty.
  • Education to Career Coalition Zoom Monthly Meeting
    Education to Career Coalition Zoom Monthly Meeting
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Mar 19
    https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88228946372
    Mar 19, 2024, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM
    https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88228946372
    Mar 19, 2024, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM
    https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88228946372
    Join us for the Education to Career (E2C) Coalition meetings to push the work forward!
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