Mrs. EMERSON (for herself and Mr. MCGOVERN) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concernedCommentsClose CommentsPermalink
Whereas according to the World Food Program, 130,000,000 children do not attend school, and among those who do, most do not receive meals during school hours; andCommentsClose CommentsPermalink
Whereas this observance by the Global Child Nutrition Foundation and the many other organizations fighting to end childhood hunger of April as Global Child Nutrition Month provides an opportunity to raise awareness about the solutions to global hunger and poverty and, ultimately to help build momentum in the fight to end the scourge of hunger: Now, therefore, be itCommentsClose CommentsPermalink
(5) strongly encourages the Administration to lead the global community by developing and implementing a comprehensive United States plan to end global hunger; andCommentsClose CommentsPermalink
(6) urges the Administration to develop a comprehensive plan which will provide for the expansion of nutrition programs, especially for young children, as part of President Obama’s goal to eliminate childhood hunger in the United States by 2015.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
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