Coalition Meeting Notes
The Capital Area Food Equity (CAFÉ) Coalition is focused on ending hunger in the Greater Baton Rouge area through access to nutritious food, teaching how to grow food, and greater utilization of community resources, government assistance and supportive programming. OneRouge is dedicated to collaboration between organizations, benefitting the populations we all serve for the greater good.
SHARED ASPIRATIONAL STATEMENT, CAFE MISSION STATEMENT + GOALS
OneRouge Coalitions Aspirational Statement
Foster an inclusive community culture in our city that leads to equitable opportunities for all.
Mission statement for CAFE
Decrease the number of individuals in the Capital Region experiencing food insecurity
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.
Teach to grow by providing opportunities for local, sustainable food production; promote economic development of food production and sales at all levels.
End hunger with sustainable and equitable access to 3 healthy meals a day, every day.
2:00 PM - 2:05 PM Welcome
Update on Action Items:
2:05 PM - 2:15 PM
Goal: Promoting greater access to programs
Follow-up email from Dean Andrews on 9/21 says SU has reached out again to Monica Brown
2:15 PM - 2:25 PM
Collaboration between organizations
2:25 PM - 2:35 PM
Goal: Teach to grow
2:35 PM - 2:45 PM Review of previous parking lots
Next steps :