Events Calendar

Below is a list of upcoming events that will aid in your CalFresh advocacy effort. We have include both ATC hosted opportunities as well as potential opportunities created by our national, state, and local partners who share our commitment to CalFresh Excellence.


The Alliance to Transform CalFresh presents: Finding Potential CalFresh Participants Using Your Medi-Cal Caseload Data: A Step-by-Step Guide.


Why dual enrollment matters.

 CDSS demographics data for likely-CalFresh-eligibles across the state

 New C-IV query developed by Humboldt County to identify specific likely-eligible households

 In-reach ideas to consider

Presenters Include:

Diana Jensen from SF-Marin Food Bank and Alliance to Transform CalFresh, TBD from California Department of Social Services, and Justin Scarfone from Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services

March 23, 2017 2:00 PM PST ATC CalFresh Verifications Webinar

CalFresh Verification – New Laws and Promising Practices
Join our webinar to find out about SB 1232 and how this law impacts verifications, deductions, and client information.

You will learn:
· The ways SB 1232 protects clients rights and what your county must do
· New technology that may reduce the verification burden for CalFresh applicants and avoiding over-verification
· Limits of the new technologies and the ways you can support your clients to address data error
· Opportunities to maximize deductions and increase benefit amounts
· Tools to avoid over-verifications

Presenters Include:

  • Alexis Fernandez (
  • Ed Bolen (
  • Jessica Bartholow (
  • Randy Mano (

February 1, 2017 CFPA's CalFresh Forum

CF Forum Save the Date

November 22, 2016 9:00 AM PST Alliance to Transform CalFresh Webinar: Horizontal Integration, the New CalHEERS Portal, and Cross-Benefit Reporting

Please register for Alliance to Transform CalFresh Webinar: Horizontal Integration, the New CalHEERS Portal, and Cross-Benefit Reporting on Nov 22, 2016 9:00 AM PST at:

Join us to learn about:

What the data is telling us about the status of horizontal integration in CA

What you should know about applying through the CalHEERS portal

Laying the groundwork for improvements to the portal

Reporting requirements for multi-benefit recipients

The new CalFresh Calculator and the IRT (Income Reporting Threshold)

Presenters include:
• Diana Jensen from SF-Marin Food Bank
• Jessica Bartholow from WCLP

November 14, 2016 10:00 AM PST ATC Student Hunger Webinar

Find out what is happening across the state of California to address college student hunger.

Presenters Include:
Jessica Bartholow, Western Center on Law and Poverty
Sabrina K. Sanders, CSU Chancellor Office
Ruben E. Canedo, UC Student Hunger Initiatives
Amanda Schultz Brochu, San Diego Hunger Coalition
Amy Dierlam, River City Food Bank
Gustavo Herrera, Young Invincibles: College Poverty Organizing