Remembering Rep. Bill Emerson (1938-1996)

Emerson

Today, January 1, marks what would have been Rep. Bill Emerson’s 82nd birthday. Rep. Emerson dedicated his life to public service and crossing political lines to bring people together. He is survived by family, friends, and through his tireless work … Read more

Remembering Rep. Mickey Leland (1944-1989)

Leland

This Wednesday, November 27 marks what would have been Rep. Mickey Leland’s 75th birthday. Although his life was cut tragically short by a plane crash while on a humanitarian mission in Ethiopia, Leland’s legacy lives on with his family, friends, … Read more

Best Wishes to the 25th Class of Emerson Fellows

Emerson, Updates

The Congressional Hunger Center celebrated the commencement of the 25th Class of Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellows on July 24th at the Hill Center in Washington, D.C.Fellowship alums, family, friends, supervisors, and staff all gathered for a night of recognition and … Read more