Zero Hunger Summer Seminar Session II: Global Hunger

Academy, Updates, Zero Hunger

This Friday, June 26, from 9am — 1 pm ET, we will host the second of five sessions of our 2020 Zero Hunger Summer Seminars. This year’s Summer Seminars are held entirely online, and are free and open to the … Read more

The 2020 Zero Hunger Summer Seminars

Academy, Updates, Zero Hunger

The world faces a growing hunger crisis caused by a global pandemic. In order to tackle the problem, it’s critical that people first understand the root causes of hunger, and the power of public policy to address or exacerbate them. … Read more

Announcing the Summer 2020 Zero Hunger Interns

Updates, Zero Hunger

We are delighted to announce the 2020 cohort of Zero Hunger Interns, who will dedicate their summer to learning about solutions to domestic and global hunger and developing the necessary skills to be effective anti-hunger leaders. The 15 talented, committed … Read more

Hunger Fellows and Alums Respond to Coronavirus (Part II)


Researching best practices and designing equitable solutions, providing direct assistance and keeping vital programming running—here are more ways that our network of Hunger Fellows and alums are responding to food insecurity in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic: Current Hunger … Read more

Support the Hunger Center for #GivingTuesdayNow


#GivingTuesdayNow is a new global day of giving and unity in response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. Despite challenges brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, we are continuing our training and leadership development work with our current classes … 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

COVID-19 Updates from the Hunger Center


(Photo: visualization of Coronavirus by Fusion Medical Animation on Unsplash) We want to take this opportunity to reach out and let you know how the Hunger Center has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, what we see as our top … Read more

Policy Placements Announced for 26th Class of Emerson Fellows

Emerson, Policy, Updates

Every spring, the Emerson National Hunger Fellows return from the field with new insights and knowledge that they will use in the next portion of their fellowship: the policy placement. Fellows will be placed with different organizations around Washington, D.C. … Read more