Ensuring Access to Food Resources for Students Experiencing Homelessness

Council of Large Public Housing Authorities
Chicago, Illinois
Wednesday, May 24, 2023 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
More than 9 million children in the U.S. are food insecure, and families experiencing homelessness often must choose between paying for housing and putting food on the table. Connecting children and youth with food resources is an important way to reduce food insecurity. Presenters on this webinar include: Karen Rice from SchoolHouse Connection, who will share a brief overview on homelessness and food insecurity; Kelsey Boone from Food Research Action Center, who will share updates on the Summer Food Service Program and pandemic electronic benefits (P-EBT) for summer 2023, as well as summer EBT beginning in 2024; and Appleton Area School District (Wisconsin) Homeless Liaison , Christi DeChamps, who will share strategies and best practices on connecting students to food resources.
Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) & SchoolHouse Connection
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