Thousands of Organizations Endorse CNR Priorities
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Congress is back from August recess – Take these actions as Child Nutrition Reauthorization heats up.
Ask your Members of Congress to co-sponsor these child nutrition bills (Click the links below to send a message.)
Learn more about these bills and other child nutrition bills that FRAC is following.
Organizations: Endorse these bills to show Congress your support for a strong and effective final child nutrition bill.
Other Actions to Take:
Share FRAC’s CNR priorities (pdf) with your Members of Congress.
Individuals: Sign our Petition telling Congress you want an end to hunger in America, not ill-considered budget proposals that would cut SNAP and – as a result — increase hunger.
USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack encouraged Congress to reauthorize a strong child nutrition bill in his remarks at Center for American Progress echoing the anti-hunger community’s priorities for a bill that improves access to programs and protects the school meal nutrition standards. He also spoke on CNR at the Newsmakers news conference Sept 8.
FRAC delivered lists to the Hill of more than 1,500 national, state, and community-based organizations endorsing The Summer Meals Act of 2015 (endorser list) and The Stop Child Summer Hunger Act of 2015 (endorser list), showing Congress the groundswell of support for strengthening the Summer Nutrition Programs in CNR.
FRAC delivered lists to the Hill of more than 1,300 national, state, and community-based organizations endorsing The Access to Healthy Food for Young Children Act of 2015 (endorser list), showing Congress the groundswell of support for improving and expanding access to CACFP in CNR.
FRAC President testified during a House Agriculture Committee hearing in support of SNAP – Read Jim Weill’s testimony (pdf).
About the FRAC Action Council
The FRAC Action Council is the 501(c)(4) arm of the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC).