How can American learn and grow from the COVID19 public health crisis? U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack talks child hunger, economic reforms, and this generation’s opportunity to step forward boldly in response to the pandemic. During this year’s Share Our Strength Rural Childhood Hunger Summit, keynote speaker Vilsack describes how COVID19 has affected so many American families, and how the American Rescue Plan is a critical first step to rebuild our country’s economy. “Once you have an understanding of the cracks that have been shown, it is up to us – this generation of Americans – to respond to that challenge,” he says.
“What a great legacy it would be for this generation of Americans who have gone through COVID, to take a horrific tragedy and turn it into an amazing opportunity to provide help and assistance to make sure no child is hungry,” Vilsack believes.