Testimony

Links are to pdf files.

Institute of Medicine – June 6, 2013
Standing Committee on Childhood Obesity Prevention, Workshop on Creating Equal Opportunities for a Healthy Weight
Town Hall Panel 2: “Making Healthy Foods and Beverages Available: Combating Inequities in the Food and Beverage Environments of Ethnic Minority and Low Income Communities”

Town Hall Panel 6: “Upgrading Food and Physical Activity Options Before, During, and After School in Low-income Neighborhoods”

Institute of Medicine – March 28, 2012
Committee on Examination of the Adequacy of Food Resources and SNAP Allotments
FRAC, D.C. Hunger Solutions, and Children’s Health Watch testified before the committee as part of a meeting to examine issues and questions concerned with defining the adequacy of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.

  • James Weill, President, FRAC
  • Alexandra Ashbrook, Director of D.C. Hunger Solutions
  • Amanda Breen, PhD, Research Coordinator, Children’s HealthWatch and the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, Drexel University School of Public Health