Media and Outreach Guides

Educating the community about the healthy meals you serve is a critical step to increasing meal participation and generating support for your program and staff. SNA has assembled a number of tools to assist members in spreading the good news about school meals to reporters and other members of your community:

  • Media 101: How to earn positive media coverage, prepare for interviews, respond to tough questions and more (pdf).
  • Media Outreach Best Practices Guide: This guide offers advice, ideas and success stories from SNA members with extensive experience in media relations (pdf).
  • Making the Most of Media Outreach Opportunities: A PowerPoint presentation.
  • Media Outreach Webinar: This archived webinar on advocacy strategies discusses media outreach tactics starting at time code 10:30.
  • Community Outreach Ideas (pdf)
  • Cafeteria Site Visits 101 (pdf)
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