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June 28th Coalition Meeting AGENDA and MAP Training!

This is a reminder that the Boston Food SNAP Coalition will be held tomorrow, Tuesday, June 28th from 10 to 12 AM at St Francis House (39 Boylston Street, 6th Floor, Boston). The AGENDA will include the following:

  • Training by EOHHS staff on the "My Accounts Page" - the SNAP case information page on the Virtual Gateway (this training will start promptly at 10 AM)
  • WMass tornado disaster response update from Food Bank of Western Mass and others
  • Federal Budget and Debt Ceiling deliberations - steps needed to protect SNAP and other anti-hunger programs 
  • State FY2012 Budget - brief update as Conference Committee negotiations stall, next steps
  • USDA/FNS proposed SNAP regulations changes - comment deadline July 1st
  • 2011 Hunger Champion nominations - USDA deadline July 1st
  • SNAP policy updates -  SNAP recertification updates including the reinstatement of elder/disabled SNAP interview waiver; discussion of ongoing processing of SNAP recertifications; DTA Advisory Boards visits to local DTA offices
  • Local reports  

Please let me know if you have additions to the Coalition agenda. If you bring copies of items to share, please bring at least 20 copies.