Informing the White House Conference:

Ambitious, Actionable Recommendations to End Hunger, Advance Nutrition, and Improve Health in the United States

30 policy recommendations for a healthier country by 2030

Informing the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health

Generating actionable recommendations for the country’s next food and nutrition moonshot

Task Force

A diverse, non-partisan group of stakeholders working to inform the goals of the White House Conference.

Strategy Group

A coalition of organizations guiding and advising the Task Force’s work.

About Our Work

Engaging experts, activists, and communities to craft policy recommendations for the White House Conference.

About the Conference

An incredible opportunity to re‐imagine the nation’s food system to end hunger, improve nutrition, and reduce diet-related chronic diseases.

The History of the White House Conference

In early December 1969, President Richard M. Nixon convened the first and (at the time) only White House Conference on Food, Nutrition and Health to “put an end to hunger in America for all time” and improve the nutritional well-being of all Americans at a time when malnutrition was of urgent national concern. The agenda of the Conference was to draft recommendations that could be implemented by a bipartisan coalition into national nutrition policy.

News and Updates

ACC’s Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Testimony Urges Robust NIH, CDC Funding

The ACC submitted written testimony on May 18 to the Senate Appropriations Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee, emphasizing the importance of robust funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to support medical innovation, promote critical cardiovascular research, and increase awareness around healthy lifestyle behaviors, among other items.

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