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  • Faye Duan
  • 9th Class, 2017-2019 Field Placement: Oxfam America; Washington, DC Policy Placement:
    From Washington, D.C., Faye worked at Oxfam America to advance policies that guide U.S. foreign assistance to developing nations for increased food security. She attended educational meetings with Congressional Staff, produced communications materials, supported advocacy events, and engaged in coalition efforts with Oxfam’s partners to ensure that aid and … Read more

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What Do Donor Dollars Do?
November 20, 2018 Each year, from Giving Tuesday (the Tuesday after Thanksgiving) to January 2nd, the Congressional Hunger Center asks for contributions from… Read more
Alum Profile: David Blount
November 9, 2018 Readers of this blog will be familiar with our profiles of current Emerson and Leland Hunger Fellows and their work Read more

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