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The 10th NC Child Hunger Leaders Conference will be held on Wednesday, February 17 and Thursday, February 18, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. These two days of celebration and inspiration are for anyone interested in making sure children have sustainable access to healthy food.

Announced speakers include:

  • A panel with new State Superintendent Catherine Truitt and members of her leadership team
  • A message from Dr. Mandy Cohen, Secretary of the NC Department of Health and Human Services
  • Eric Davis, Chairman of the NC State Board of Education
  • Lynn Harvey, Director of School Nutrition and District Operations, NC Department of Public Instruction
  • 2020 NC Teacher of the Year Maureen Stover, Cumberland County Schools
  • 2020 NC Principal of the Year Kisha Clemons, Newton-Conover City Schools
  • Nutrition professionals from school districts, food banks, and community organizations across the state
  • Plus best practices, inspiring stories, cooking and recipe demonstrations, and student performances.

This year’s conference is online and free. Everyone who registers will receive an email the week before the conference with the links to join via Zoom. Click here to register.

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