Improve Children’s Health!

Investments to improve access to nutritious meals need to be paired with investments in nutrition education to make sure students develop healthy eating habits. A Government Accountability Office (GAO) study found that the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
did not have an adequate structure to deliver nutrition education, disseminate nutrition education materials or to coordinate across State health and nutrition programs.

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Sign letter opposing nine proposed rules and urge restoration of RFRA

We invite you to join us in sending a letter to President Trump urging him to rescind nine proposed rules recently issued by his administration and to cease distorting the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) from its original purpose. The proposed rules
would roll back religious freedom protections for individuals seeking various government-funded social services and affect:

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Restore SNAP and Cosponsor the MEAL Act

Each year, thousands of people are released from state and federal prisons in the United States. Individuals with prior drug felony convictions face significant challenges when they reenter their communities, including restrictions or lifetime bans on food
assistance under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) programs. Most states have opted to alter or remove such bans, but lingering barriers to SNAP and TANF continue to hinder returning citizens
and expose them to higher risks of recidivism.

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Agritourism 101 Briefing

Have you ever done a wine tasting at a vineyard? Or participated in a fall festival at your local farm? Or picked your own pumpkin at a pumpkin patch to carve and display on your porch? Then you have participated in agritourism! 

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Support School Cafeteria Workers!

We invite you to join us in supporting school cafeteria workers, and in ensuring that required trainings occur during work hours and are paid if they take place after work hours.  We invite you to cosponsor H.R. 2651, the “Improving Training for School Food
Service Workers Act”.

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