School Breakfast Participation
Summer is a time for lounging by the pool, enjoying a picnic or barbeque, and, of course, catching up on the latest research on hunger, nutrition, and poverty! Strengthen your anti-hunger advocacy muscle this summer by diving into some of FRAC’s newest research, reports, and resources.
This interview was originally published by The State of Obesity on July 9, 2019.
June, the beginning of the Atlantic Ocean’s hurricane season, is a good time to highlight disaster preparedness and the role of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits in helping to reduce hunger and food insecurity before, during, and after a disaster.
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- Advocacy Tool
The upcoming Child Nutrition Reauthorization offers Congress the opportunity to address school meals debt, which is a common problem for school districts across the country. School meals debt can occur when students who are not certified to receive free school meals arrive in the cafeteria without cash in hand or in their school meals account to pay for their meals or for the “reduced-price” copayment.Find out more
- Interactive Data Tool
Interactive maps and tables providing state-by-state data on participation in breakfast and lunch service through the Summer Nutrition Programs.Find out more
This primer features information on how to support opportunities to register people to vote through public assistance agencies.Fmd out more
The Summer Nutrition Programs play a critical role in closing the summer nutrition gap that exists for low-income families when the school year — and access to school breakfast and lunch — ends.
To make sure you have everything you need to show policymakers that there are too many children in your state missing out on free summer meals, FRAC has developed a communications toolkit for states.Find out more