The State Department of Education shall invite the United States Department of Agriculture to join the Child Nutrition and Food Distribution Division in its annual workshops and conferences to present information on the Summer Food Service Program for Children. The State Department of Education shall integrate information on the Summer Food Service Program for Children into nutritional activities, presentations, and contacts with professional groups, including the Association of California School Administrators, California Association of School Business Officials, California School Food Service Association, California Dietetic Association, and California Nutrition Council. In addition, the State Department of Education shall:
(a) Assist the United States Department of Agriculture in preparing and distributing outreach materials and presentations on the Summer Food Service Program for Children that target schools, public and private nonprofit agencies, including soup kitchens, homeless feeding sites, and other charitable institutions.
(b) Obtain from the United States Department of Agriculture the profile of participating agencies and then work cooperatively with that department in targeting those underserved areas for intensive outreach efforts.
(c) Establish linkages with other agencies and organizations to facilitate increasing the number of Summer Food Service Program for Children sponsors. These agencies may include, but not be limited to, the California Department of Parks and Recreation, League of California Cities, County Supervisors Association of California, California Hunger Action Coalition, and other organizations.
(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 948, Sec. 1.)