Newsletter Feature - VT
Make the Call!
Looking over my notes from this year’s virtual legislative meetings with lawmakers. I noted that all the lawmakers when asked about the best communicate with them said the same thing. They want phone calls!
Federal Update - July 2022
While many state legislatures have adjourned for the year, the federal government is plugging away. Congress is racing to finish several legislative priorities before the August district work period and federal agencies like the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are diligently working on key child nutrition and tobacco control measures.
Vermont Legislative Session Summary
Thank you for raising your voice to urge Vermont lawmakers to support the American Heart Association’s advocacy priorities. The legislative session ended on May 12th with great news on a number of our critical policy efforts!
Regional Youth Tobacco Summit June 7th and 8th
Calling all young leaders!
Are you ready to collaborate with the brightest young minds working in tobacco prevention advocacy in our region? If so, mark your calendars and join us for a special TWO-DAY youth summit on tobacco!
Ending Student Hunger Is On The Table
Federal funding that has provided free breakfast and lunch at school for all students during the pandemic is likely ending this summer. We can ensure that, while at school, every child is fed and ready to learn by passing S.100 in Vermont which would allow every student to access the nutrition they need during the school day.
Food Insecurity is a critical issue for many families
Food insecurity is an issue that impacts many families, especially since COVID. Some families who were living in the margins before, are more likely to be impacted by food insecurity now. What is food insecurity?
Get ready.....Recruitment-palooza is coming!
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