SXSW EDU 2022

Good Food: The Essential School Supply

Description:

When schools closed during COVID, millions struggled to keep hunger at bay for their kids. Then healthy school meals for all children became a reality. But this program ends in June 2022, and we will be at an inflection point. How can we motivate America to declare—as California did—that free, nutritious school meals are as critical to school success as textbooks? Practitioners, funders, and policymakers share stories addressing the need for every child to have access to nutritious meals.


Additional Supporting Materials


Takeaways

  1. Understand what an investment in school meals will mean for the health and learning of all children, and ultimately for our economy.
  2. Assimilate the learnings from COVID to determine steps to be taken in education to prepare to nutritiously feed children during the next pandemic.
  3. Analyze the systems—already in place—that will need alignment for this to become a reality.

Speakers


Organizer

Christine Sanni, Chief External Relations Officer, Newman's Own Foundation


Meta Information:

  • Tags: health, diversity & inclusion
  • Event: EDU
  • Format: Talk
  • Track: Policy & Civic Engagement
  • Session Focus Area K-12 Education
  • Level: Basic Understanding


Add Comments

comments powered by Disqus

SXSW reserves the right to restrict access to or availability of comments related to PanelPicker proposals that it considers objectionable.