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NUL Partnership – Fighting Obesity in Minority Communities

Written by Audrey Rowe, USDA Deputy Administrator of Special Nutrition Programs

I recently had the honor of speaking at the National Urban League Centennial Conference in Washington DC.  The National Urban League is a partner in our efforts to combat obesity and hunger, particularly in African American communities.  I was happy to have the opportunity to explain the role USDA’s nutrition assistance programs play in combating obesity and hunger and to emphasize the need for us to work collaboratively to solve these issues. Read more »