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Hunger Partnership Agenda 2012 Legislative Summit

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Hunger Partnership Agenda

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Tuesday, August 7, 2012

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Public-Private Partnerships Address Hunger
Human Services and Welfare Committee | Hunger Partnership
Location:  MPW W186abc- Level 1
 
Public-private partnerships have found innovative ways to alleviate hunger in communities across America. Learn how they’ve succeeded in using limited resources to make food available to the growing need.

 
Moderators:
  • Representative Dwight Evans, Pennsylvania
  • Senator Renee S. Unterman, Georgia
 
Panelists:
  • Scott DeFife, National Restaurant Association, Washington, D.C. (Presentation)
  • Jim Larson, Food Donation Connection, Tennessee (Presentation)
  • Lincoln Ellis, Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana, Indiana
  • Mary Dossett, YUM! Brands, Inc., Kentucky (Presentation)
NCSL gratefully acknowledges YUM! Brands for supporting this luncheon session.
 

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Human Services and Welfare Committee Business Meeting
The Committee will convene to consider and vote on several Policy Directives, including Nutrition Assistance.
Location:  MPWW186abc - Level 1
 

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 

3:00 pm -4:00 pm

What Americans Think About Hunger
Human Services and Welfare Committee | Hunger Partnership
Location:  MPW W179b- Level 1
 
A national pollster will discuss hunger in America today, addressing questions such as family priorities in food consumption and government and personal responsibility. A representative from Walmart will address the role their stores play in the lives of families shopping on a restricted food budget. Learn how to best discuss hunger and SNAP and related nutrition assistance programs with the public.

 
Moderators:
  • Representative Dwight Evans, Pennsylvania
  • Senator Renee S. Unterman, Georgia
 
Panelists:
 
NCSL gratefully acknowledges Walmart for supporting this luncheon session.
 

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

NCSL Foundation Hunger Partnership Business Meeting
Location:  MPW W179b- Level 1
 
Hunger Partnership members will discuss ways to expand on their successful work by exploring further the role of state legislators and public-private partnerships in addressing hunger.
 
Presiding:

  • Representative Dwight Evans, Pennsylvania
  • Senator Renee S. Unterman, Georgia

 

Thursday, August 9, 2012  

7:30 am - 8:30 am

 Food and Farm Issues Breakfast
Agriculture and Energy Committee | Human Services and Welfare Committee | NCSL Foundation Hunger Partners
Location:  MPW W176c- Level 1
 
Examine the ongoing reauthorization of the 2012 Farm Bill, especially in light of tight federal and state budgets. Receive an update on current food policy and farm issues, including rural development programs, SNAP and other food assistance programs.
 
Speakers:
 

  • Jerry Hagstrom, Founder and Executive Editor, The Hagstrom Report, National Journal, Washington, D.C.

NCSL gratefully acknowledges the Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) for supporting this breakfast session.
 


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