Building Food Security in Philadelphia

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Join us for our first Brunch and Learn of 2019 on January 29th to discuss strategies to improve food security in Philadelphia. Free nursing CEUs will be provided! More information and registration available at http://bit.ly/2F40yC0.

Building Food Security: A Shared Vision

The Brunch and 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.

Central themes include:

  • 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

Other Information:

*Please be sure to register via this invitation, as seating is limited.

*CEUs will be available for nurses.

We hope to see you there!

FAQs

What can I bring into the event?

If you would like to share brochures or other resources from your organization with attendees, please send a brief description (and an electronic version if available) to Erin Blair at eblair@nncc.us.

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