Podcast | October 20, 2021

Mission: Readiness Podcast - Congresswoman Kim Schrier

Rep. Kim Schrier (WA-08) shares how federal nutrition programs can be improved to ensure kids have a healthy start in life

This week on the podcast, Admiral Besal interviews Congresswoman Kim Schrier (WA-08). Congresswoman Schrier is the first pediatrician to serve in Congress. They discuss the importance of establishing healthy habits early in children’s lives and legislation the Congresswoman supports to address childhood hunger and malnutrition. They also talk about how federal nutrition programs such as the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) can be expanded and improved.