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NACE Joins Higher Ed Associations in Asking Congressional Committees to Streamline SNAP Requirements for College Students Facing Food Insecurity

May 2023

In a letter to the chairs and ranking members of U.S. House and U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, the National Association of Colleges and Employers and other higher education associations in the Washington Higher Education Secretariat asked the officials to address food insecurity among college students as they craft the farm bill.

In particular, the letter urged the officials to streamline the Supplemental Nutrition Assistant Program’s (SNAP) eligibility requirements to make benefits more accessible for students struggling with food insecurity as they pursue postsecondary credentials.

Read the Full Letter Here