2015 Child Nutrition Act Reauthorization

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CNR Numbers You Should Know

% of New York City Children who live in Food Insecure households
# of major nutrition programs CNR reauthorizes
% of NYC public school students are eligible for free or reduced price school meals

What is the Alliance?

The NYC Alliance for CNR is a group of diverse stakeholders working together for a strong Child Nutrition Act.

The Child Nutrition Act governs the School Lunch and Breakfast Programs, WIC, and other federal programs that provide food and nutrition education to children and families.  Congress authorizes the legislation every 5 years.  The current bill expires on October 1, 2015. Read More

This is a once in a five year opportunity to make improvements to programs that feed and educate millions of children from infancy through adolescence.  In New York State alone, over 1.8 million children eat school lunch every day, and nearly half of those meals are eaten in NYC public schools.

We are leading an action campaign for New Yorkers to engage in this debate.

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The Alliance supports direct advocacy to Members of Congress for a strong CNR.

Take action by contacting your congressional representatives!

City Harvest
The Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy
Hour Children
New York City Coalition Against Hunger
New York City Food Policy Center
West Side Campaign Against Hunger
Slow Food New York City
Coalition for Healthy School Food
Bill Telepan
Bronx Health REACH
Butter Beans
School Food FOCUS
United Way of New York City
JC Foods
Wellness In The Schools
New York Common Pantry