Basic Needs Student Support Webinar: Alleviating Food Insecurity at UCSC: Farm to Food Distribution Efforts

Amidst Spring Quarter adjustments there are so many changes to the student experience that our Basic Needs team of staff, faculty, student leaders, and community partners want to share resources available to support your success! Our Campus Basic Needs Co-Chair, Tim Galarneau, and Student Basic Needs Online Programming Lead, Brenda Walker, will facilitate a set of presentations across food preparation and distribution, Cal Fresh enrollment and renewal, off campus and on campus housing assistance, crisis management and support, and Financial Aid assistance in the era of a pandemic.

What you will get:

  • Connection and updates to ensure you have what you need and your peers to support your spring quarter success and beyond!.
  • Tools and resources to stay supported in your planning and academic pathway at UCSC
  • A space to ask timely questions and contribute to our collective learning on how we are advancing basic needs services and support

For faculty and staff, these sessions may provide further guidance and resources for you to share with students in your programs, classes, and undertakings so please join us!

Alleviating Food Insecurity at UCSC: Farm to Food Distribution Efforts (Monday, noon-1pm)
Featuring: Estefania Rodriguez, Dean of Students, Basic Needs Coordinator; & Margaret Bishop, CASFS Basic Needs Coordinator

In this workshop Basic Needs Coordinators from the Dean of Students Office and Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems (CASFS) will dive into the issue of Food Insecurity and how Basic Needs Programming aims to strategically support the most vulnerable students. Join this workshop to learn how the farm to food distribution efforts got started, how they operate, and what drives our work as well as where and when you can benefit from it!

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Monday, May 18 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Virtual Event