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  • Faye Duan
  • 9th Class, 2017-2019 Field Placement: As a policy assistant Faye Duan supports strategy and advocacy efforts on agriculture, climate change and livelihoods for Oxfam in Senegal and the West Africa region. She is producing research-based educational and advocacy materials as part of Oxfam Senegal’s campaign to support the development of the local milk sector, a value chain that could benefit… Read more

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A Community’s Ingenuity and Pride: Lakeisha Perkins and Mackenzie Aime
January 11, 2019 At the southernmost tip of West Virginia, nestled in the Appalachian Mountains, is McDowell County. Once dubbed “the heart of Read more
Report from Mid-Field Retreat: the Emerson Fellows in New Orleans
January 9, 2019 Members of the 25th Class of Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellows outside the Center for Ethical Living and Social Justice Read more

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