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

Summer 2019 Zero Hunger Interns Announced

Updates, Zero Hunger

We’re excited to announce the 2019 Cohort of Zero Hunger Summer Interns! These twelve student leaders were selected from a pool of 400 applicants, and all show a remarkable level of initiative and dedication to ending hunger in their communities. Starting in … Read more

What Do Donor Dollars Do?

Kiana KellyUpdates

Each year, from Giving Tuesday (the Tuesday after Thanksgiving) to January 2nd, the Congressional Hunger Center asks for contributions from alums, partners, and other supporters as part of our End of Year Giving Campaign. These donations represent about 1.2% of … Read more

New Report Shows How Alums Continue to Fight Hunger


The nearly 600 alums of the Congressional Hunger Center’s Emerson National and Leland International Hunger Fellows programs are continuing to have an impact in the movement to end hunger in the U.S. and around the world. That’s the main finding … Read more