Chandra Kring

11th Class, 2004-2005 Field Placement: Community Food Bank (Tucson, AZ) Chandra developed and implemented a Mobile Market pilot program in two rural communities of Pima County.  This market expanded distribution of groceries provided by the food bank, and increased access … Read more

Erin Hoekstra

11th Class, 2004-2005 Field Placement:  Oregon Faith Roundtable Against Hunger (Portland, OR) Erin engaged the religious community in dialogue and advocacy around the root causes of hunger in Oregon.  She helped to expand the organization beyond the existing Portland roundtable … Read more

Mariestella Fisher-Vélez

11th Class, 2004-2005 Field Placement:  FoodChange (New York, NY) (formerly Community Food Resource Center) Mariestella explored the important role that the government plays in providing greater food stamp access in NYC.  She interviewed food stamp workers and administrators, FoodChange pre-screeners, … Read more

Barrett Ebright

11th Class, 2004-2005 Field Placement:  Community Food Bank (Tucson, AZ) Barrett served as the Backyard Garden Fellow with the Community Food Security Center, where she provided backyard gardening support to Tucson community members who grow food to provide for their … Read more

Will Connors

11th Class, 2004-2005 Field Placement: Food Bank of Alaska (Anchorage, AK) Will was the Client Choice coordinator at the Food Bank, where he promoted and implemented the Waste Not, Want Not, Client Choice model of food distribution at pantries around … Read more

Philip Colvin

11th Class, 2004-2005 Field Placement:  San Antonio Food Bank (San Antonio, TX) Phil worked to implement the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) at various sites throughout greater San Antonio.  He researched CACFP policies, reviewed food bank programs and … Read more

Alexandra Cawthorne

11th Class, 2004-2005 Field Placement:  National Policy and Advocacy Coalition on Homelessness (New Orleans, LA) Alexandra conducted a research and mapping project of the intersections among housing, emergency assistance, and health in several New Orleans neighborhoods.  She designed a survey … Read more

Shireen Cama

11th Class, 2004-2005 Field Placement:  FoodChange (New York, NY) (formerly Community Food Resource Center)  Shireen developed educational and promotional materials that focused on the nutritional benefits of the Food Stamp program.  She also conducted cooking demonstrations alongside FoodChange’s food stamp … Read more

Alexis Bylander

11th Class, 2004-2005 Field Placement:  DC Central Kitchen’s Campus Kitchens Project (Washington, DC) Alexis coordinated nutrition projects with student groups at five Campus Kitchens including a community garden, nutrition education classes for elementary school students, a produce delivery program, a … Read more

Dennis Barrett

11th Class, 2004-2005 Field Placement:  U.S. Department of Agriculture, Foodlink for Tulare County, Fresno Community Food Bank, and Fresno Metropolitan Ministry (Central Valley of CA) Dennis increased food stamp access and participation inCalifornia’s Central Valley by training community based organizations … Read more

Estera Barbarasa

11th Class, 2004-2005 Field Placement:  Vermont Foodbank (Barre, VT) Estera created a Hunger 101 Education Toolkit and an accompanying marketing manual.  She conducted a focus group of teachers to assess the need for hunger and poverty awareness curriculum, and solicited … Read more

P.J. Andrews

11th Class, 2004-2005 Field Placement:  DC Hunger Solutions (Washington, DC) P.J. conducted a food stamp outreach initiative to improve access to the Food Stamp Program in the District of Columbia.  He created a website that documents how to apply for … Read more