The December issue looks at the work states face to deal with the health care needs of an aging population and new approaches to teacher evaluations.
NCSL Legislative Summit, San Antonio, Texas,
Bringing Legislators to the Table: Addressing Hunger in America
This session focused on innovative public-private partnerships in feeding both traditional and new populations experiencing hunger in America. Innovative practices include increasing access to federal feeding programs such as SNAP, WIC and school-meals programs for children, families, veterans, and elderly. Speakers also identified concrete ways that state legislators can make a difference in their roles as lawmakers and community leaders.
Kevin Concannon is an undersecretary at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Jo Anne Jenkins, AARP Foundation president
Laura Melillo, Yum! Brands Foundation president
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