Unnoticed, Unaddressed & Unacceptable: Revealing and Attacking Washington State’s Persistent Hunger Problem
Unnoticed, Unaddressed & Unacceptable: Revealing and Attacking Washington State’s Persistent Hunger Problem outlines six solutions to reduce hunger, including increasing participation in School Lunch, Breakfast, and Summer Food programs; lifting the lifetime ban on Food Stamps for people with former drug felony convictions; and adopting two Farm Bill options that streamline reporting requirements for Food Stamps.
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Publication tags: Field Reports - Community Food Assessments, Domestic Federal Nutrition Programs, Food Access, National School Lunch Program (NSLP), School Breakfast Program (SBP), Summer Nutrition Programs (SFSP and NSLP) - Children, SNAP/Food Stamp Recipients
Rebekah graduated cum laude and with honors from Northwestern University in 2002, where she received the Jane S. Mansbridge Scholar Activist Award by the NU Women Faculty for her leadership in activist organizations and academic research grants. Rebekah worked extensively on intersecting issues related to drug users, HIV/AIDS, and women. Her senior thesis, supported by the University of Illinois at Chicago's School of Public Health, was used to improve the longest needle exchange study in the U.S. As a 2002-03 Fulbright Scholar in Amsterdam, she conducted research on long-term older heroin users and received an advanced Master of Science degree in Medical Anthropology. She recently published an article on heroin addiction in Medische Antropologie journal of the Netherlands.
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