Public Policy Resources
How to Hug a Porcupine: Relationship Building with Lawmakers and Why It's Important
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Obesity resources
National Farm to School Network
The Food Research Action Center
The Henry J. Kaiser Foundation
Northwest Harvest’s Food Security Reports
Organizational Chart of the United States Government
The Partnership to Prevent Chronic Disease
Congressional Management Foundation
USDA Center for Nutrition Policy
Coalition for Health Funding
Washington State Academy's Public Policy Maker of the Year Award
The Washington State Public Policy Maker of the Year Award may be given annually to an exemplary individual who sponsors legislation and/or supports nutrition programs, including the following:
- Ensure adequate access to food throughout the life span in all settings.
- Promote a safe food supply.
- Support licensure and monitoring of credentials of those making claims.
- Promote education programs to increase a awareness of the relationship between nutrition and health.
To learn more about this award click here. Nominations are due January 31st each year.