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Working To Close the Child Summer Hunger Gap – How Our Lawmakers Can Help

When school ends, hunger doesn’t take a break. No more classes, no more homework…no more lunch? That’s the reality for millions of kids in the United States when summer break begins. The Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act of 2021 can help ensure the summer months are hungry months for kids

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What's at Stake in the Fight for Lunch Money?

I have a picture in my office of the signing ceremony of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Children Act of 2010. Everybody in the photo is happy and excited that a historic Child Nutrition reauthorization bill, one that included the biggest investment of new money to increase the nutrition standards of school meal programs, was being signed into law. But, it came at a price. Now, as Congress works to pass a new Child Nutrition Reauthorization will we be able to ensure that our kids continue to get what we paid for?

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On the Road: National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference in DC

After a couple of days working on produce capture in Fresno, I was off to DC for the National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference sponsored by Feeding America and the Food Research and Action Council (FRAC), which brought together nearly 1,000 (!) anti-hunger advocates across the nation for networking, learning, practice sharing, and a day on the Hill.

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