The national Public Policy Workshop is an annual event
sponsored by the
Nutrition Services dietitian Lauren Landfried was able to
participate in this year's workshop in March. During the workshop, Landfried met with
legislative assistants for Representative Ann Wagner, Representative William
Lacy Clay, Senator Claire McCaskill, and Senator Roy Blunt. Landfried, along with dietitians from across
Pictured above: Lauren Landfried is on the far left in this photo with Senator Claire McCaskill.
The event was a huge success and a great learning opportunity for everyone involved. Landfried summed up the experience with the following comment: "Policy can seem intimidating at first, but just going allowed everyone to feel empowered, realize that the legislators are people too, and that dietitians should be at the table when nutrition policies are discussed."
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