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Breakfast After the Bell Public Hearing Set for June 3

May 23, 2019 / News

The Joint Committee on Education has scheduled a public hearing on Breakfast After the Bell legislation for June 3rd at 10 a.m. at the Massachusetts State House. Whether you’re able to show up in person (best option) or submit written testimony (second best option), it’s vital that the Committee hear from you!

Not sure what to say or how to submit testimony? Don’t worry! We’ve got you covered. Here’s a Google Drive folder with a sample testimony template, instructions on how to submit either in-person or written testimony, and talking points! Please let us know if you’re working on your testimony by signing up here.

With 1 in 9 children in Massachusetts unsure where their next meal will come from, we cannot wait to pass this legislation.

To Submit Written Testimony:
To submit written testimony, email both Chairs of the Joint Committee on Education, Senator Jason Lewis and Representative Alice Peisch, copying their staff members, and Dan McCarthy.

Subject: Breakfast After the Bell Written Testimony (S.267 & H.591

Senator Jason Lewis:
Representative Alice Peisch:


Dennis Burke (Staff, Sen. Lewis):
Nicole Venguer (Staff, Representative Peisch):
Dan McCarthy (Staff, The Greater Boston Food Bank):

If you plan on attending the public hearing or have any questions about the hearing or your testimony, please reach out to Dan McCarthy (

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