158. A Conversation on Migrant Child Detainment: Policies and Implications

Tuesday, October 29
9:45 AM – 10:45 AM
Location: 114-Lecture Hall
CE: 1.0
Level 1- Basic
Activity Code: 151367

In July, the Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General released a Management Alert that outlined problems found with the conditions at Customs and Border Protection detention facilities along the Southern border and called for immediate action to address the conditions. This interactive discussion will feature immigration and child health policy experts who will provide deep insights into current conditions at these facilities, discuss the potential nutritional and health impacts on children of these policies, and explain the policy solutions currently being considered by advocates, Congress, and the administration.

Planned with the Legislative and Public Policy Committee

LEARNING NEED CODES:
1080 Public Policy
4080 Government-funded Food and Nutrition Programs
4150 Infancy and Childhood

Learning Objectives:

  • Outline the current food and nutrition standards and practices at Customs and Boarder Protection (CBP) detention facilities
  • Discuss the potential nutritional and health impacts on children of these policies and practices
  • Describe advocacy initiatives by the Academy and other organizations to add the needs of children who are detained

Learning Need Codes:

  • 1080- Public Policy
  • 4080- Government-funded Food and Nutrition Programs
  • 4150 Infancy and Childhood

    Moderator(s)

  • Hannah Martin, MPH, RDN

    Director, Legislative and Government Affairs

    Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

  • Speaker(s)

  • Theresa Brown

    Director of Immigration and Cross-Border Policy

    Bipartisan Policy Center

  • Tamar Magarik Haro, B.A.

    Senior Director, Federal and State Advocacy

    American Academy of Pediatrics