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Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) Listening Session

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UPDATE 2/15: Registration for this event is now closed.

The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) will host a listening session to hear stakeholder feedback regarding all aspects of the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP). During the listening session, stakeholders may share their feedback with NIFA representatives live or via webinar. 

To accommodate comprehensive input, verbal comments during the listening session are limited to 3 minutes per individual. Please begin verbal comments noting your organization, position, and relationship with EFNEP. This will ensure that feedback is accurately attributed to the part of EFNEP that you are addressing. To reserve 3 minutes for oral comments, please complete the Event Registration Form and note whether or not you want to make comments. 

Time for oral comments is limited but you can provide written comments using the form Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) Listening Session. You are also welcome to register and listen without providing comment. 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing the link to join the Listening Session. If you are unable to attend the listening session or would like to provide written feedback later, please use the link above and submit by 5 p.m. ET on Friday, March 1, 2024. 

Moderator:  Sheila Fleischhacker, PhD, JD, RDN, National Science Liaison – Food Safety and Nutrition and NIFA Nutrition Security Team Co-Chair 

Panelists: Suzanne Stluka, Deputy Director Institute of Food Safety & Nutrition (IFSN); Shannon Horrillo, Nutrition Division Director IFSN; Helen Chipman, National Program Leader IFSN, NIFA

Resources: Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) | National Institute of Food and Agriculture ( 

Reasonable Accommodation Statement: If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this webinar, please contact Yamilis Ocasio at no later than February 13. Language access services, such as interpretation or translation of vital information, will be provided free of charge to limited English proficient individuals upon request.

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