An initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

School Meals & Snacks

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation urges these actions to prioritize equity and support children’s health.


September 6th, 2022


  • Support all federal and state efforts to extend universal school meals through at least the 2022-2023 school year, if not permanently, with commensurate federal funding to ensure schools are able to serve meals that align with the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
  • Support federal and state efforts to strengthen school meal nutrition standards, and provide schools with the resources needed to meet those standards, to ensure children receive healthy food each day.
Kids in cafeteria lunch line getting food.

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