1) Social Networking resources to reach low income community college students:
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1) Meet and Greet with our New USDA Food and Nutrition Service Regional Administrator, James Arena-DeRosa: The Food SNAP Coalition has a meeting scheduled with New England Regional Administrator James Arena DeRosa on Tuesday, June 22nd at 2 PM at the FNS Regional Office (10 Causeway Street in Boston - right near North Station). All Food SNAP Coalition members are invited, BUT I need to know if you plan to attend so that I can alert the NERO FNS Office.
As noted in an earlier email, Tuesday's Coalition meeting (6/29/2010) will also include a discussion/update about the SNAP Outreach initiative to implement the FY2011 state budget language. Here's some background information on the Outreach initiative some important resources.
1) SNAP Outreach Initiative:
* Update on Mass SNAP Outreach Plan Implementation for coming federal fiscal year (Oct 1, 2010 through Sept 2011): The following update is from Lauren Arms Ledwith, now of UMass Medical (UMMS):