Alum Profile: Dr. Melissa Zook

Alum Profile, Emerson, Updates

An alum from the first class of National Hunger Fellows, Dr. Melissa Zook (‘95) does not hesitate to give credit to the Congressional Hunger Center for how the fellowship experience influenced her career trajectory. Not only did her field placement bring … Read more

Leadership Matters: the 2021 Hunger Leadership Awards

Awards, Updates

On Wednesday, July 21, the Congressional Hunger Center hosted the 2021 Hunger Leadership Awards. This annual event brings together government, corporate, philanthropic, non-profit, and community partners and allies to celebrate the distinguished contributions of outstanding leaders in the movement to … Read more

Join us for “Next-Generation Perspectives in Global Food Security” on August 6

Events, Leland, Updates

“Next-Generation Perspectives in Global Food Security,” a briefing featuring insights and recommendations from the 10th Class of Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellows, will be held online on Friday, August 6, 2021. The briefing is co-sponsored by Action Against Hunger, FAO, … Read more

Sen. Roy Blunt to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Awards, Updates

We are pleased to announce that Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri will receive the 2021 Bill Emerson and Mickey Leland Lifetime Achievement Award. Sen. Blunt will be recognized along with C&S Wholesale Grocers, Hunger Fellow alum Alexandra Cawthorne Gaines, The … Read more