Building Food Security: A Shared Vision

Jan 29, 2019  10:00 AM  EST,  Project HOME Honickman Learning Center

The Brunch & Learn will address the scope of food insecurity in Philadelphia. Speakers will discuss its impact on the health and well-being of low-resourced families and the tangible ways in which our community can work together to improve food security for families, including advocating for systemic changes. Continuing Education credits will be available for nurses.

Registration for this event in now closed.
 
  • Grasping the issue: Identifying the scope of food insecurity in Philadelphia and the resources available to address this issue
  • SNAP benefits: Eligibility, the application process, and troubleshooting issues with the application
  • Healthy food choices as disease prevention and how SNAP-Ed can help: using evidence-based nutrition, shopping, and food prep education to help clients use SNAP benefits effectively
  • Advocacy and Promoting systemic change: Panel discussion on the interconnectedness to other poverty-related issues, current advocacy efforts, and strategies to further influence local policy maker decisions

This event is held at the Project HOME Honickman Learning Center.

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