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Life is About to Get Much More Expensive for Millions of Families
Several pandemic-era safety net programs will be coming to an end at roughly the same time this fall, creating a major economic squeeze for millions of families. Why it matters: Scores of Americans wi...
White House Launches Challenge to End Hunger and Build Healthy Communities
As a continuation of the work started at the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health, the Biden-Harris Administration is launching the White House Challenge to End Hunger and Build Hea...
President Joe Biden
Why America’s Food-Security Crisis is a Water-Security Crisis, Too
Deepak Palakshappa became a pediatrician to give poor kids access to good medical care. Still, back in his residency days, the now-associate professor at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in W...
Water insecurity
“Groundbreaking” Decisions Advance Use of Medicaid Funding for Nutrition
In an effort timed to coincide with the White House’s convening on hunger, nutrition and health, the Department of Health and Human Services recently unveiled “groundbreaking” approvals that pav...
Section 1115 Waivers
Watch the Historic White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health
In September 2022, the Biden-Harris Administration hosted the historic White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health, only the second such national conference since 1969. The conference laid...
The White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health
The Biden-⁠Harris Administration Announces More Than $8 Billion in New Commitments as Part of Call to Action for White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health
Today, for the first time in more than half a century, President Biden is hosting the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health to catalyze action for the millions of Americans strugglin...
$8 Billion in New Commitments as Part of Call to Action for White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health
Rep. Jim McGovern's Mission to End Hunger Takes the Spotlight at White House Conference
Representative Jim McGovern (D-MA) first became interested in the problem of food insecurity when he interned in the 1970s for Senator George McGovern, a leading hunger relief advocate. They shared ...
Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA)
Biden's Goal to End Hunger by 2030 and His New Food Conference, Explained
The Biden administration wants to end hunger and food insecurity in the U.S. in eight years, an ambitious goal the president set in May – and he’s hosting a big conference on Wednesday to get...
A volunteer loads a local resident's vehicle at a drive-up produce giveaway organized by a Des Moines food pantry on Aug. 28, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa. Charlie Neibergall/AP
Task Force on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health Releases National Recommendations
H2HC is proud to be part of the Task Force on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health (Task Force) — an independent group of national leaders and experts convened by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Foo...
Task Force Report
National Task Force Meets for Third and Final Listening Session in Its Work to Develop National Policy Recommendations
The National Task Force to Inform the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health was held on July 14, 2022, in Washington, DC. Multi-sector national leaders, including Catherine D’A...
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