Begich to Host Discussion on Rural Food Security Challenges Facing Alaska Native Families and Communities

U.S. Senator Mark Begich will hold public discussions on issues critical to the Alaska Native community including a listening session on the Magnuson-Stevens Act reauthorization and a Senate Indian Affairs field hearing on food security during his visit to Fairbanks for the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) Convention:

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Field Hearing
Health, Viability, Food Security: Top concerns facing Alaska Native/American Indian populations 

Time: 1:30 pm—3:00pm

Where: Carlson Center, 2010 2nd Avenue, Fairbanks Alaska

Magnuson-Stevens Act (MSA) listening session

Time: 3:00 pm—4:00 pm

Where:  Carlson Center, 2010 2nd Avenue, Fairbanks Alaska

Sen. Begich, member of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, will address the AFN convention on Friday, October 25 at 2:10pm.

Download a PDF of Senator Begich’s full media advisory here.

Download a PDF list of Field Hearing witnesses here.