Learn about the current state of legislation at the federal and state level, resources and tools available to advocate for your program, as well as how SNA uses its Political Action Committee (PAC) to support school nutrition.


Top Issues We're Following

SNA closely tracks federal and state legislation and regulations and advocates for school nutrition programs and professionals across the country. Priorities include:

Universal School Meals

Child Nutrition Reauthorization

Federal Register and USDA Updates

COVID-19 Relief

State Legislation and Policy

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Advocacy & Policy, Press Release, SNA Research

SNA Survey Shows School Meal Programs Face Critical Challenges 

January 11, 2023

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Advocacy & Policy, SNA News

SNA Advocacy Efforts: 2022 in Review

December 13, 2022

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Have You Completed SNA’s Position Paper Survey?

November 9, 2022

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Federal & General Advocacy Information

SNA Legislative Action Center

Taking action makes a difference for schoolchildren across the nation—and it starts with you. Educate yourself on SNA’s top priorities, then follow through with a message to your member of Congress.

Federal Legislation & Regulations

Ensuring good nutrition for every child is an ongoing process. Learn more about the federal regulations and policies that impact school meal programs.

SNA Political Action Committee (PAC)

SNA’s PAC supports legislators who have shown leadership in fighting for the health of children. It provides contributions in a bipartisan manner to elected representatives who support child nutrition.

State Advocacy Information

 SNA State Associations

The School Nutrition Association has a presence in every state across the country. Make a difference on a local level by getting involved in your state association.

State Agencies

State agencies play a vital role in the success of school meal operations by serving as the administrators and lead authority of the school nutrition programs at the state level.