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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)'s work spans 5 mission areas and 17 agencies to empower rural America "every way, every day." Supporting the Let's Move! In Indian Country initiative, the Food & Nutrition Service Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving administers numerous programs Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving aimed at supporting healthy and active lifestyles for all ages. The Food and Nutrition Service works to end hunger and obesity through the administration of 15 Federal nutrition assistance programs which ensure access to healthy and safe foods to those participating in our programs.

USDA's Office of Tribal Relations (OTR) Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving serves as the single point of contact for consultation with American Indian and Alaskan Native Governments and continues to refine the consultation process to ensure strong partnerships that will preserve Tribal sovereignty and result in high quality service for farmers, ranchers, consumers, and other constituents.

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  • 21st Century Learning Communities Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving
    The 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) initiative is the only federal funding source dedicated exclusively to afterschool programs. The No Child Left Behind Act reauthorized 21st CCLC in 2002, transferring the administration of the grants from the U.S. Department of Education to the State Education Agencies. Each state receives funds based on its share of Title I funding for low-income students.
  • GoGirlGo! Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving
    GoGirlGo!, the Women's Sports Foundation's landmark educational program, launched in 2001 for elementary, middle and high school girls, works across the country to keep girls involved in physical activity and to improve the health of sedentary girls.