Tag: School Lunch
No More Free School Lunches? An Impending Food Catastrophe For 7 Million Children Across The United States
By the end of this month, the USDA will no longer be able to offer these exemptions. It’s possible that Congress might expand this power, but it’s not something we can count on. According to Rachel Sabella, director of Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry New York program, “it could jeopardize access to summer meals for nearly 7 million children across the country.”
According to individuals familiar with the situation, certain senators, including Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, are opposed to adding a pandemic-era free school meal policy in the federal funding agreement.
Billie Eilish and Maggie Baird attend a briefing on the Healthy Future Students and Earth Act with Representatives Velázquez and Bowman, tackling the topics of climate, racial, and health justice groups.