Meet Our Partners - Partners of Dairy Council of California

Meet Our Partners

California School-Based Health Alliance
California School-Based Health Alliance aims to improve the health and academic success of children and youth by advancing health services in schools. The organization works to bring and support more health services in schools. By increasing health access to students in their school communities, California School-based Health Alliance creates healthy children, successful students and ensures health equity and access in a familiar and convenient location.


Society for Nutrition Education LogoSociety for Nutrition Education
The Society for Nutrition Education (SNE) is dedicated to promoting effective nutrition education and communication to support and improve healthful behaviors.

As an organizational member, Dairy Council of California is part of an important network of organizations that share a commitment to SNE's mission. We support sessions and speakers at the Annual Meeting, present our own work through poster sessions and/or short oral presentations, co-sponsor educational programs like webinars, and serve on relevant committees.

California PTA LogoCalifornia Parent Teacher Association
Dairy Council of California is a proud partner with the California State PTA through our involvement as advisers to the Health Commission as well as sponsorship of speakers for their annual convention.


California Department of Education, Nutrition ServicesCalifornia Department of Education, Nutrition Services
Dairy Council of California partners with the California Department of Education (CDE) Nutrition Services Division on a host of activities throughout the year both at the state level as well as the local level. We support nutrition education in schools, school nutrition association activities and act as advisers when called upon.

Nutrient Rich Food CoalitionNutrient Rich Foods Coalition
The Nutrient Rich Foods Coalition is a partnership that brings together leading scientific researchers, health professionals, communications experts, and agricultural commodity organizations. Dairy Council of California is one of 21 member organizations dedicated to helping educate people on how to get more nutrients from their diets by choosing nutrient-rich foods first. We promote educational resources based on a whole diet approach; that is, choices from all five food groups. We help disseminate resources, both online and print, that align with this nutritional approach.


Center for Nutrition Policy and PromotionCenter for Nutrition Policy and Promotion
The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion is committed to improving the nutritional well-being of all Americans. Dairy Council of California has partnered with them to help end childhood obesity through their MyPyramid Action Kit.

Choose My Plate LogoPartnering with ChooseMyPlate
We are proud to be a Community Partner with the USDA ChooseMyPlate, working with them to reach consumers to make meaningful, sustainable, healthy dietary changes, based on the Dietary Guidelines.


California Women, Infants and Children LogoCalifornia Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
WIC is a federally-funded health and nutrition program serving approximately 1.5 million California women, infants and children up to age five. Dairy Council of California worked with WIC staff on the development of staff training materials as well as participant education resources supporting the new food package launched in October 2009. We also collaborated with WIC and several other partners in conducting a research pilot testing the feasibility of using yogurt as a milk substitute in the food package. We continue to support WIC with print and online resources.

Hey Kids, Let's Cook!Hey Kids, Let’s Cook!
Hey Kids, Let’s Cook! (HKLC) is an innovative cooking show, based on nutrition, created for kids and teens. Dairy Council of California has been a sponsor since the program launched in November of 2006. The show, which airs nationally and on stations throughout California, helps children, teens and their parents develop cooking skills, while demonstrating how to make easy, nutritious and delicious recipes.

Dairy Council of California advises on recipe selection and nutrition content shared through the cooking demonstrations. We also provide content for the HKLC website.


Fuel Up to Play 60 LogoFuel Up To Play
Fuel Up to Play 60 is an in-school nutrition and physical activity program launched by National Dairy Council (NDC) and National Football League, in collaboration with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The program encourages youth to consume nutrient-rich foods (low-fat and fat-free dairy foods, fruits, vegetables and whole grains) and achieve at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day. Fuel Up to Play 60 is designed to engage and empower youth to take action for their own health by implementing long-term, positive changes for themselves and their schools.