Cafeteria Site Visits

Meeting with a Member of Congress (MOC) or their Congressional staff is one of the most effective methods for conveying a message about a legislative or policy matter. A site visit will give your legislator a first-hand look into how school nutrition programs operate. Interested in hosting a visit? SNA has created an array of useful resources to help you get started!

SNA Cafteria Site Visits 101 Toolkit

Cafeteria Visits 101 Toolkit
One of the most effective ways to show off your programs is to invite policymakers to your schools. This step by step toolkit will assist you in the journey!

Cafeteria Visits Flyer
A one-page version of our more in-depth Cafeteria Visit 101 toolkit, this will start you on the way to having a Member of Congress visit your cafeteria.

Cafeteria Visits 101 Template PowerPoint
Need help putting together a presentation on how to conduct a Cafeteria Site Visit? Want to encourage administrators and fellow staff to host a site visit? This template PowerPoint provides an outline and suggestions for how to put your best foot forward!

2019 Congressional Calendar
Want to know when your member will be in your district? Check out the 2019 Congressional Calendar.

How to Prepare a Message
Need some help with developing a policy message? This guide will help get you started.

Site Visit Agenda Template
Need help planning out your cafeteria site visit? SNA has got you covered with a template agenda to help you plan your site visit.

Template Invitation to Congress
Would you like to send an invitation for a site visit to your Congressmen or Senator(s)? No need to stress, SNA has created a template invitation.

Tips for Inviting Media to Your Cafeteria Site Visit
Inviting media to attend your cafeteria site visit can earn positive coverage for your program and your visiting Member of Congress (MOC). Check out this resource for a few tips on media outreach.

District Profile Sheet
Complete and print out a district profile sheet for your schools so that you have the most relevant and up-to-date information ready to share with your Member of Congress (MOC)!

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