Legislative Action Center

Thousands of Organizations Endorse CNR Priorities

Summer Meals Act of 2015 endorsers (pdf)

Stop Child Summer Hunger Act of 2015 endorsers (pdf)

The Access to Healthy Food for Young Children Act of 2015 endorsers (pdf)

Download FRAC’s Fact Sheets

Why Congress Must Protect and Strengthen SNAP (pdf)

Four Key Facts in Support of the New Nutrition Standards (pdf)

2015 Congressional Calendar (pdf)

Take Action

Recess activities: Congress is home for August recess – Take these actions as Child Nutrition Reauthorization heats up. Senate markup scheduled for Sept. 17th.

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.

On the Hill

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.

Senate Agriculture Committee will mark up its Child Nutrition Reauthorization bill on September 17th. See committee press release here.

Congress is home for recess and will not return to DC until September 7th – see Take Action above for recess activities while your members are home.

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).