Lunch shaming bill advances

  • Post published:February 26, 2020
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Hunger-Free Students’ Bill of Rights Act passed the state Assembly last week -- a significant step toward outlawing "lunch shaming" in the Garden State.

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HFNJ testifies at Senate hearing
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HFNJ testifies at Senate hearing

  • Post published:January 29, 2020
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Director Adele LaTourette gave lawmakers an update on school meals and other child nutrition program participation during a Senate hearing on Monday.

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Tell Congress to outlaw lunch shaming
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Tell Congress to outlaw lunch shaming

  • Post published:January 7, 2020
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New federal legislation would stop schools from shaming students who have unpaid school meal fees. Weigh in on this important issue.

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HFNJ video

  • Post published:November 18, 2019
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Hunger Free New Jersey video spotlights how we can fight hunger together.

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NJ gaining on afterschool suppers

  • Post published:October 23, 2019
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New Jersey communities achieved one of the highest increases in the nation when it comes to serving afterschool suppers to more students, according to a national report released today. The…

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New guide helps schools serve summer meals
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New guide helps schools serve summer meals

  • Post published:October 7, 2019
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This new guide offers smart strategies for schools to operate successful summer meal programs.

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