Hunger and Food Assistance Programs

Secretary Tom Vilsack talked about Department of Agriculture efforts to combat food insecurity, including Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program… read more

Secretary Tom Vilsack talked about Department of Agriculture efforts to combat food insecurity, including Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits and other nutrition assistance programs. He also discussed the economic impact of hunger, and other related topics including child nutrition, the challenges facing rural communities, and reducing the stigma associated with government assistance. Former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin made opening remarks and Ms. Schanzenbach presented a Hamilton Project report, Twelve Facts about Food Insecurity and SNAP.

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Program ID:
408516-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 21, 2016 | 3:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Apr 29, 2016 | 11:28am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Apr 21, 2016 | 3:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 21, 2016 | 5:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 21, 2016 | 10:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 22, 2016 | 2:23am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 25, 2016 | 4:27am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 29, 2016 | 11:28am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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