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Video: School Wellness Summit Attendees Share Their Enthusiasm

At the conclusion of the 2015 School Wellness Summit, we interviewed attendees to learn what they thought about the day: 2015 School Wellness Summit from Orfalea Foundation on Vimeo.

SBUSD Food Services Director Nancy Weiss with one of her department's mobile cafes.

Nancy Weiss Faces School Food Challenges Head On

Here is a link to a lovely article in the Santa Barbara Independent about Santa Barbara Unified School District’s Nancy Weiss, and her work to modernize school food by getting back to basics: feeding kids Read more

Cheri Rae and Barbara Keyani discuss promotion of the Parent Resource Center.

Parent Resource Center Is Also a Student, Teacher, and Community Resource

By Dean Zatkowsky Before I visited the new Parent Resource Center at the Santa Barbara Unified School District offices, Orfalea Foundation Vice President Catherine Brozowski handed me a documentary called The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia. Read more