Join our hosts, UNC’S SNAP-Ed Toolkit Team and ASNNA’s Race, Health and Social Equity Committee, as well as our guest speakers, for a two-part training which will provide an overview of why and how to do authentic resident engagement, followed by a discussion session on applying the four working principles to our SNAP-Ed activities. Please make sure to get to know our expert panelists by reading their biographies below.
The Healthy Food Policy Project team and its Advisory Committee members developed working principles to provide a template for authentic resident engagement in food access policy change. On Thursday, January 27, 2022 from 4:00 to 5:15 PM EST, team members Sally Mancini and Whitney Shields will provide an overview of the principles. Dr. Kristen Cooksey Stowers will share examples of how she has used these principles in her food access work in East Hartford, CT. On Monday, January 31 2022 from 3:00 to 4:00 pm, EST ASNNA Race, Health and Social Equity Committee members will facilitate small group discussion on how to operationalize authentic resident engagement in a SNAP-Ed setting. The discussion session will be capped at 200 to allow for small group discussion.
Objectives – following this training and it’s discussion session, participants will be able to:
- Describe the four working principles of authentic resident engagement.
- Give one example of how the working principles have been used in programming to address food access.
- Share two ideas for how to use the working principles in your SNAP-Ed plan.