Policies to Alleviate Food Insecurity: A Conversation with U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack

April 21, 2016 Economic Security & Inequality

Food insecurity impacts one in seven households in the United States and affects families with a range of incomes—two-thirds of food insecure households have incomes above the poverty line. On April 21, The Hamilton Project hosted a breakfast forum exploring policy solutions to alleviate food insecurity. In conjunction with the event, The Hamilton Project released a new set of economic facts on food insecurity, SNAP and nutrition-support programs.