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Field Reports

Oregon School Meal Access During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon,

Cara Claflin, Emerson Fellow
Published 2020-2021

Portland, Oregon

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Oregon was on track to implement legislation that would provide most of the state’s students with free school lunch and breakfast. This report examines the impact of the pandemic on school meal access in Oregon through insights from school nutrition staff and community organizations. Successes, barriers, and best practices for school meals are identified, along with policy recommendations to fill the gaps in response efforts.

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Publication tags: Field Reports - Domestic Federal Nutrition Programs, National School Lunch Program (NSLP)

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Cara Claflin

Emerson Fellow