Dana Woldow

Dana Woldow advocates for policies, including soda taxes and better school meals, to improve the health of all children through better nutrition and education. She has been a leader in improving school food in San Francisco since 2002, when she formed a school nutrition group to run a pilot removing junk food from SFUSD's Aptos Middle School, where her children were students; the pilot was expanded to all of the city's public middle and high schools in 2003. She served as co-chair of the SFUSD Student Nutrition and Physical Activity Committee from October 2003 to June 2011.

Articles by Dana Woldow

What SNA Should Ask From Congress

Posted February 24, 2015 by

Much has been written about the School Nutrition Association’s controversial 2015 Position Paper, which calls for allowing school meal programs to continue serving less healthy food to students as a way to balance their budgets. Less has been said about
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School Nutrition Assn Defies Common Sense

Posted February 17, 2015 by

The School Nutrition Association says their mission is “advancing the quality of school meal programs through education and advocacy”, but some of their recent advocacy efforts defy common sense. How can an organization dedicated to advancing the quality of school
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