Caddo Parish 2020 Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program Report

During the 2020 year, EFNEP enrolled participants throughout Caddo Parish. One professional and two paraprofessionals taught EFNEP classes at a variety of locations. Our target audience includes limited-resource individuals. Participants included youth grades Kindergarten through 12thgrade and adults who are raising youth. Participants completed enrollment and exit surveys which included questions to assess nutrition knowledge and behavior changes. Due to COVID-19 and social distancing, many lessons taught during 2020 transitioned to the virtual format.

2020 EFNEP Sites:

  • 3 adult education and training sites
  • 1 place of worship
  • 2 Head Start sites
  • 2 libraries
  • 8 schools

Caddo Parish EFNEP Reach:

  • 63 adults enrolled in nutrition education series
  • 153 youth enrolled in nutrition education series
  • 100% if EFNEP adult participants reported income at or below 185% of poverty level

2020 Caddo Parish EFNEP Results:

Adult Outreach:

  • 63% improved food resource management practices
  • 83% improved diet quality
  • 60% improved physical activity behaviors
  • 51% improved food safety practices
  • 35% improved food security

Youth Outreach:

  • 92% improved ability to choose foods according to the dietary guidelines
  • 70% improved physical activity practices
  • 63% improved food safety practices
  • 73% improved ability to prepare simple, nutritious affordable food
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