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Image: a fountain pen writing on lined paper. Photo by Aaron Burden.  Every day we’re building the movement to end hunger by developing leaders—and we’re encouraged, with every new application cycle for our Zero Hunger Internship, by how many current … 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


Photo (L to R): Hunger Fellow alums Sakeenah Shabazz, Indivar Dutta-Gupta, and Mercy Erhiawarien at the Alum Panel Discussion on October 31, 2018 at Rayburn House Office Building The nearly 600 alums of the Congressional Hunger Center’s Emerson National and … Read more

Emerson Fellows Celebrate Commencement

Emerson, Updates, Videos

The 23rd Class of Emerson Hunger Fellows at their Commencement In July the Congressional Hunger Center celebrated the Commencement of the 23rd Class of Emerson National Hunger Fellows. Fellowship alumni, staff, supervisors, family, and friends were on hand to recognize … Read more