Addressing Hunger: Interviews

NCSL Legislative Summit, San Antonio, Texas,

Aug. 8-11 


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.

NCSL Resources

Kevin Concannon, USDA

Kevin Concannon is an undersecretary at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Jo Anne Jenkins, AARP

Jo Anne Jenkins, AARP Foundation president

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Laura Melillo, Yum! Brands

Laura Melillo, Yum! Brands Foundation president

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