12-07-18 Healthy Food System Weekly Update

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Happy Friday! It looks like we will have to wait another week before we see any Farm Bill text... meanwhile, Secretary Perdue plans to propose new SNAP rules in 2019 and is relaxing nutrition guidelines in school cafeterias. Plenty of other news below!

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NEWS

Farm Bill / Congress

Relevant Food & Sustainable Ag News

Funding Opportunities

EVENTS & ACTIONS

Action!
  • The Food Research and Action Center and the Protecting Immigrant Families Campaign are submitting comments about how the Department of Homeland Security's proposed "public charge" rule would increase rates of hunger and food insecurity among immigrant families. Read how to get involved here
  • United Farm Workers is gathering support for newly introduced legislation, the Fairness for Farmworkers Act. Read here for more information
Event Highlight Additional Events Find more events on our national events calendar. If you have events you'd like added, please email Hannah.quigley@self-help.org

OF INTEREST

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That's All Folks!
David Beck, Policy & Media Director
Self-Help Credit Union & affiliates
301 W Main St Durham NC 27701
david.beck@self-help.org, 919-956-4495
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