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Every two years, CAFB holds a skills-building conference for its membership and the anti-hunger community. CAFB’s conference offers attendees the unique opportunity to:

  • Network with food bankers and important partners;
  • Build skills for emergency food delivery, advocacy, and client service;
  • Explore the connections between hunger, poverty, and health; and
  • Develop innovative solutions for addressing hunger and nutrition.
     

 Click here to learn about the mobile app for the conference

Click here to view the agenda at a glance

 Click here to view the schedule of workshops

Click here to view workshops by track

You can take a look at the materials from the 2015 conference here and read the full report here.

Legislative Day is on May 3.

Keynote Speakers

Sheryl Sandberg: Chief Operating Officer at Facebook, a champion of hunger relief in California, and author of "Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead" and “Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy” (out April 24, 2017).

Steve Phillips: founder of Democracy in Color, a national political leader, civil rights lawyer, senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, and author of The New York Times and Washington Post bestseller Brown is the New White: How the Demographic Revolution Has Created a New American Majority

Vu Le: Executive Director of a Seattle nonprofit who shares humorous and spot-on views of working in the non-profit world on his highly regarded blog and via speaking engagements

Hotel Information

The Marriott's Residence Inn Sacramento Downtown at Capitol Park is sold out, but we have another room block:

Best Western Plus Sutter House

1100 H Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
916-441-1314
http://www.thesutterhouse.com/

Conference Room Rate for April 30 – May 3,2017

Book by April 14 (deadline extended) to receive the special group rate of $129 per night, plus tax and fees.

To make your reservation call directly at 916-441-1314.  Provide your dates of stay and request the California Association of Food Banks group rate.

Parking
Free overnight parking for hotel guests.

 

FAQs

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions? Please contact Terry Garner with any questions you may have. You can reach her by email at terry@cafoodbanks.org or by phone at 510.350.9911.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? No, we just ask that attendees check in with us on Monday morning.

What is the refund policy? If, for whatever reason, you are unable to attend, please contact Terry Garner at the information provided above. Refunds are available for cancellations made prior to Monday, April 17.

For CAFB members: what is Legislative Day? The California Association of Food Banks hosts a Legislative Day each year at the State Capitol in Sacramento. Legislative Day is an important opportunity to educate state legislators about hunger in their districts and the work food banks are doing to help. The 2017 Legislative Day will be held on Wednesday, May 3.

 

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