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  • Sakeenah Shabazz
  • 23rd Class, 2016-2017 Pre-Fellowship Education and Experience: Sakeenah grew up in San Diego, CA and graduated from Georgetown University with a degree in philosophy. She spent two summers doing plant biology research at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies where she explored growth mechanisms in plants and its relation to food production. While at Georgetown, she consecutively served with the… Read more

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We champion programs and policies that strengthen food security across the United States and around the globe, including the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals, Feed the Future, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and federal Child Nutrition Programs.

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We work in coalition with national and international partner organizations to educate policymakers and advocate for effective food security policy.

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News & Events

Field Site Spotlight: Washington, DC
June 29, 2017 After gathering in Washington for their first training last fall, the 23rd class of Emerson National Hunger Fellows dispersed across Read more
Announcing the 9th Class of Leland International Hunger Fellows!
June 23, 2017 Placements for the 9th Class of Leland Fellows (click to enlarge) The Congressional Hunger Center is pleased to announce the… Read more

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