The Biden Administration’s national strategy on hunger is a big deal for college students

From New America: “The Biden Administration’s newly announced National Strategy on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health provides a comprehensive set of actions that could meaningfully address food insecurity and improve national health outcomes … Importantly, the national strategy highlights how food insecurity is a substantial problem for college students, and aims to address this by permanently reforming SNAP–the largest federal nutrition assistance program–to better meet the needs of college students. Given how widespread food insecurity is among college students, and how detrimental food insecurity is for their academic and mental wellbeing, this is a critical step towards advancing educational equity and increasing higher education attainment.”

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