Oh SNAP: What’s up with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program?

Jun 15, 2018 10:30am -
Jun 15, 2018 11:30am

Event Description

What are the politics around the Farm bill and the politics around SNAP? The Health and Social Policies and the Energy, Environment, and Agriculture Task Forces have joined forces to host a panel of experts for you on the Supplemental Nutrition Program (SNAP).
As the debate over the Farm bill continues, more questions remain over the past, present and future of the SNAP program.
Panelist will discuss the federal and state roles in the administration of the program, the legislative process and politics (both past and current), and demographics on who are SNAP recipients.
Attendees will have the opportunity to ask the panelists questions about these topics covered and network with other attendees.


  • Ann Morse, Program Director, National Conference of State Legislatures
  • Ellen Vollinger, Legal Director, Food Research & Action Center
  • Kailee M. Tkacz, Policy Advisor, USDA

Location: ​AARP
601 E Street, NW
​Washington, DC 20004 

Closest Metro: Gallery Place/Chinatown

Event Fees:
Member: $20
Non Member: $40
Event Registration with purchase of a NEW Membership (a $50 savings!): $215

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Event Type:Breakfast Meeting
Category:Health & Social Policies
Early registration ends on May 17, 2018.
Regular registration starts on May 18, 2018 and ends on Jun 15, 2018.
Late registration starts on Jun 16, 2018.