Efforts to Expand Access to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program for College Students

Efforts to Expand Access to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program for College Students

February 5, 2021 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Eastern



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This webinar series will cover campus, state, and federal level outreach and advocacy approaches related to increasing college student access to and enrollment in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Participants will be provided an overview of the issues college students face in regards to accessing SNAP and examples of how advocates have worked to overcome these challenges at multiple policy levels. 


  • Matthew J. Landry, PhD, RDN, Stanford Prevention Research Center,
  • Chris Baker, Partners for a Hunger Free Oregon
  • Ashlyn Anderson, University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Education Benefits

Participants of this webinar will receive 1 CEU for live attendance. The webinar provides information on the following:

SNEB Nutrition Educator Competencies

  • 5.3. Describe the history, purpose and funding of key pieces of legislation that authorize programs supporting nutrition
    education, research, and food assistance to address malnutrition and food security and to promote health.
  • 5.4. Describe the history and current roles of governmental and nongovernmental organizations that develop and implement
    nutrition education programs and related health promotion or food security activities.
  • 5.5. Describe ways to collaborate with community members and other professionals to create communities and settings
    in which healthy food options are easy, affordable, and desired and unhealthy foods are less prominent and less

CDR Performance Indicators

  • 12.1.1 Promotes nutrition programs and resources to address issues of food security, nutritional health and overall health and wellness.

  • 12.1.2 Leads or participates in the development of food, nutrition and health policies.

  • 12.4.4 Identifies and implements strategies for reaching individuals and populations in collaboration with stakeholders.

  • 3.2.7 Contributes to the development and revision of government policies.

CDR Learning Need Codes

  • 4070 Food security and hunger

  • 4080 Government-funded Food & Nutrition Programs

  • 1080 Legislation, public policy

Ticket TypePriceQuantity
Registration - IANE Discount $15.00
Non-Member Registration $25.00
SNEB Membership Interest - Discounted Free