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

Hunger Fellows and Alums Responding to Coronavirus

Alum Profile

(Above: Paige Milson, 2nd from right, preparing for a food distribution with Foundation Communities team in Austin, Texas) The novel coronavirus pandemic is contributing to dramatic increases in food insecurity around the country and around the world. The scope of … Read more

Alum Profile: Jessica Luna

Alum Profile, Emerson

Continuing our series of profiles of Hunger Fellow alums, let’s catch up with Jessica Luna. Jessica was an Emerson National Hunger Fellow in the 17th Class, working with the Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties … Read more

Alum Profile: David Blount

David BlountAlum Profile, Emerson

Readers of this blog will be familiar with our profiles of current Emerson and Leland Hunger Fellows and their work for food and nutrition security across the country and around the globe. But once their fellowship is concluded, what kind … Read more