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The Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano’s Advocacy Team is currently accepting applications for its 2021 Speaker Series session.

This year’s cohort will once again be virtual, meeting on Wednesdays beginning March 31st and ending with graduation on May 19th for a total of 8 two-hour sessions. Participants will receive a $25 grocery gift card for each class attended, and a $100 Visa gift card upon graduation.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • An interest in ending hunger/poverty and/or lived experience in hunger or poverty
  • An interest in learning how to improve their public speaking skills
  • An interest in learning about advocacy, California government process and/or the bill/laws process

Technology assistance may be available.

Interested applicants can complete the online application at https://www.foodbankccs.org/give-help/advocate/speaker-series.html.

If you know someone from either your agency staff or from the community who might be interested and have questions, please ask them to contact Mary Ann Buggs at mbuggs@foodbankccs.org or text/call 925-791-1965.

Thank you for your time and attention to this request!

Mary Ann Buggs

Advocacy and Community Engagement Coordinator

Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano

Direct: 925-791-1965