Date and Location
November 7 & 8 (preceded by an Advocacy Day on November 6)
University of the District of Columbia (UDC), 4200 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20008
The Fairfax at Embassy Row, 2100 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20008
The group rate under “Alliance to End Hunger-2019 Hunger Free Communities Summit” is $199 plus tax per night and will be available for the dates of November 6, 7, 8 & 9 if booked by October 6.
Book your hotel room online at Alliance to End Hunger – Annual Conference or call 202-835-2116.
The hotel is near Dupont Circle and a short metro ride to UDC campus on the red line.
About the Event
Hosted by the Alliance to End Hunger, the goals of the 2019 Hunger Free Communities Summit are to celebrate and promote community-based solutions to hunger. We will accomplish this by highlighting effective methods for reducing community food insecurity; sharing best practices and resources; demonstrating effective multi-sector collaborations; and building skills among practitioners. The summit will attract up to 200 participants.
Workshop themes will include:
1: Best Practices for Increasing Community Food Security
Hunger Free Community Coalitions and national partners will present examples of replicable public-private partnerships, new program models, innovative approaches, technology-based solutions and collective impact strategies that are reducing hunger in their communities. Presenters may share toolkits and other resources to help participants apply the lessons to their localities.
2: Hunger Free Communities Skills Building
Content experts will develop workshops intended to impart the skills and tools needed for success. Topics may include starting a HFC; strategic planning; engaging and partnering with diverse community stakeholders; designing effective anti-hunger interventions; monitoring and evaluation methodologies; and planning for sustainability.
3: Addressing Root Causes of Hunger
Content experts and practitioners will develop workshops to demonstrate policies and program models that lift people out of poverty and alleviate hunger. Topics may include food access, food skills, nutrition, health and healthcare, income supports, asset building, jobs/economic development, employment and training, affordable housing, cultural competence, equity/justice, advocacy/organizing and other foundational issues. Topics may be framed around geographic areas (such as rural, urban, etc.) or specific populations at-risk of hunger (such as children, youth, seniors, low-income families, African Americans, Latinos, etc.).
|Thursday, November 7||7:00am||Registration opens|
|8:00-9:30am||Breakfast/ Opening Program|
|9:45-11:00am||Workshop Block 1|
|11:15-12:30pm||Workshop Block 2|
|2:30-3:45pm||Workshop Block 3|
|4:00-5:15pm||Workshop Block 4|
|Friday, November 8||8:00-9:30am||Breakfast Program|
|9:45-11:00am||Workshop Block 5|
|11:15-12:30pm||Workshop Block 6|
|12:45-2:30pm||Lunch/ Closing Program|
Sponsors to Date
Zero Hunger | Zero Waste is Kroger’s commitment to end hunger in the communities we call home and eliminate waste across our company by 2025.