Policy and Advocacy

Action Team Meeting Schedule

Every other Thursday (opposite week of the general group meeting)
Dates: April 16, April 30, May 14, May 28
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Meeting link: https://www.gotomeet.me/NewMexicoFirst/meeting-with-lilly-irvin-vitela---new-mexico-first or call 224-501-3316, access code: 226-727-021.

Action Team Description

This action team is focused on three areas:

  1. Identifying and advocating for improvements related to administrative and policy barriers to hunger and water relief efforts.
  2. Researching and monitoring state and federal relief policies related to hunger and water needs.
  3. Advancing policy solutions to food/water needs in New Mexico’s emergency legislative session in June 2020 and regular legislative session in January and February 2021.

Action Team Roster

Policy and Advocacy

Action Team Meeting Notes

Policy Notes: April 2, 2020

Policy Notes: April 16, 2020

Policy Notes April 30, 2020

Action Team Resources

Legislative Efforts: Food, Hunger, Agriculture Workgroup 2020 Regular Legislative Priorities Fact Sheet

SNAP Safety Net Policy Recs from Derek Lin, MPH, Research and Policy Analyst at Voices

COVID 19: Letter-To Congressional deleg-Covid healthcare and public benefits gaps- NM Letter-To Congressional deleg-Covid healthcare and public benefits gaps- NM

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