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星期五, 1月 22, 2016

White House to Host Convening on Child Hunger in America

White House to Host Convening on Child Hunger in America

WASHINGTON, DC – On Wednesday, January 27, the White House will host a convening with families, academics, practitioners, advocates, religious leaders, and federal, state, and local officials to discuss the persistence and effects of hunger in America with a specific focus on children. Building on the Administration’s ongoing commitment to increasing opportunity, participants will discuss the impact of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and other domestic nutrition programs in reducing food insecurity and poverty, as well as in improving long-term health, education, and economic outcomes.