Thursday, April 23, 2020

Strengthening School Nutrition in the Face of COVID-19

From Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to light what we’ve long known to be true: school nutrition is essential to kids’ health and well-being. In the United States, 30 million kids rely on school meals every day. That means when schools close, 30 million kids’ primary source of nourishment is jeopardized. This loss is felt most by low-income families and communities of color, who are also likeliest to feel the impacts of COVID-19 in other devastating ways. Here is an important analysis.