Virtual Back to School Night: The School Day Just Got Healthier!

Date: September 13, 2012

Location:
The Pew Charitable Trusts
901 E St. NW

DC, Washington 20004

Description:

The Kids’ Safe and Healthful Foods Project along with the National PTA will host a live webcast dialogue examining changes to school lunches this year as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) updated nutrition standards for schools. The event, “Virtual Back to School Night: The School Day Just Got Healthier!” will feature a panel discussion about the exciting new meals coming to school cafeterias and how parents can navigate these changes and support their children and schools in making healthy choices

Jessica Donze Black, project director for the Kids’ Safe and Healthful Foods Project, will moderate the conversation with the following individuals:

  • Betsy Landers, President, National PTA
  • Sam Kass, White House Chef and Senior Policy Advisor for Healthy Food Initiatives
  • Audrey Rowe, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

When:

7-8 p.m.

Participate Virtually:

Viewers can tweet their questions during the event by using the hashtag #SchoolFoodsRule and tuning in live to watch the webcast.

Follow Jessica Donze Black, project director for the Kids’ Safe and Healthful Foods Project, at @JDonzeBlack_Pew.

Please click on the link below at 7 p.m. EST on Thursday, Sept. 13 to view the live webcast: http://psav.mediasite.com/mediasite/Play/d4673cc4f37d416387cfe7e71975c2e91d

 

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