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Child Nutrition Action in Congress

Let’s get ready for Child Nutrition Act Reauthorization! The last time Congress renewed this law, it was 2010. So much has happened since then! This reauthorization process gives us all an opportunity to educate Congress on what would make the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) even better. The U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee and…

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Child Nutrition Action in Congress: Senator Casey introduces the Access to Healthy Food for Young Children Act

Let’s get ready for Child Nutrition Act Reauthorization! This reauthorization process gives us all an opportunity to educate Congress on what would make the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) even better. The U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee and the U.S. House Education and Labor Committee will take the lead on this work. Senators and…

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In Your Own Words

On Wednesday, April 21, the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee is hosting a hearing called “In Their Own Words: Paid Leave, Child Care, and an Economy that Failed Women.” The hearing will feature testimony from five mothers – and one of them, Rebecca, is a family child care educator in New York. They will…