For Alums

The Congressional Hunger Center encourages alums from the Emerson and Leland fellowships to re-engage in their fellowship community and with CHC. There are many opportunities available for those interested in assisting CHC and the Emerson and Leland Programs.


By the time their fellowship is concluded, Hunger Fellows are planning their next steps toward using their leadership capabilities and experience in fighting hunger and poverty. For many, this next step may be studying for an advanced degree. 

We have established partnerships with leading schools of public policy to offer current and former Hunger Fellows reduced tuition for their studies at:

Give Back

The Emerson program annually seeks volunteers to help review applications from potential Emerson Hunger Fellows. If you’d like to be a part of this selections committee, please contact Jon Wogman using the contact information below.
CHC hosts an annual Award Ceremony in D.C. to recognize Congressional Leaders and Alums who are committed to the fight against hunger domestically and internationally. This event is usually held in the spring, and we are often in need of volunteers to register guests and otherwise help out.

Get In Touch

Do you have other ideas about how to get involved with the Fellowship Programs? If so, let us know! Contact: