Local leaders and educators gather to support ‘Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act’

September 2, 2015


Citizen Action of Wisconsin executive director Robert Kraig; Milwaukee Public Schools superintendent Dr. Darienne Driver; Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee president and CEO Vincent P. Lyles; Hunger Task Force executive director Sherrie Tussler; and Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-04) are pictured at a press conference on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at Merrill Park to stress the importance of the federally funded “Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act,” which must be approved by Congress before September 30. The act provides $5.38 billion in funding for a free breakfast and lunch for children during the school year. During the summer, meals are provided by not-for-profit agencies such as the Hunger Task Force and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee.