In the past weeks, the Academy has heard from and reached out to individuals and groups who have expressed concerns, made recommendations and offered potential solutions regarding systemic racism.
The Academy's Board of Directors determined that the 2020 FNCE®, scheduled for October 17 to 20 in Indianapolis, Ind., will transition to a virtual event experience, to be held on the same dates.
Systemic racism is not acceptable. Our commitment to diversity, inclusion and equity has never been more important and urgent.
The Academy believes American society, leaders and organizations must commit to doing more to address systemic racism and pervasive inequities across all facets of society, and is developing an organizational stance that will address social injustice and its effects on public health.
Effective June 1, Linda T. Farr, RDN, CSOWM, LD, FAND, begins her one-year term as the 2020-2021 President of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
The Academy supports critical provisions to address rising rates of food insecurity and economic distress outlined in the HEROES Act.