Iowa Family Impact Seminars
Connecting Policymakers and Professionals to
Build Research-Based Family Policy
Bringing Families Out of Poverty
The subject of the third Iowa Family Impact Seminar, held on February 9, 2012, was Bringing Families Out of Poverty.
The featured speakers were Helen Jensen and Linda Snetselaar.
Helen Jensen is a professor of Economics and Director of the Food and Nutrition Policy Division, Center for Agricultural and Rural Development at Iowa State University. Her presentation was entitled "Providing Healthy Food Choices: Keeping Food Programs Current with Dietary Guidelines."
Linda Snetselaar is Professor and Chair, Preventive Nutrition Education, Department of Epidemiology at the University of Iowa. Her presentation was entitled "The New Face of Poverty."
Additional materials from this seminar include:
More Than Just Food: The Diverse Effects Of Food Assistance Programs by Helen Jensen and Parke Wilde
Reducing Obesity via a School-Based Interdisciplinary Intervention Among Youth by Steven Gortmaker, Karen Peterson, Jean Wiecha, Arthur Sobol, Sujata Dixit, Mary Kay Fox, and Nan Laird
School-Based Programs: Lessons Learned from CATCH, Planet Health, and Not-On-Tobacco by Adele Franks, Steven Kelder, Geri Dino, Kimberly Horn, Steven Gortmaker, Jean Wiecha, and Eduardo Simoes
USDA School Meal Programs Face New Challenges by Joanne Guthrie, Constance Newman, and Katherine Ralston