Karen Wong

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: Hunger Task Force (Milwaukee, WI) Karen conducted an assessment of a universal school meal (Provision 2) pilot program in its first year at six low-income Milwaukee elementary schools.  Through interviews with students, parents, school officials, … Read more

Amanda Wagner

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: Community Food Bank of Tucson (Tucson, AZ) In collaboration with the Community Food Security Center, local growers, and community groups, Amanda researched the feasibility of a subsidized CSA-share program for seniors living on a limited … Read more

Almas Sayeed

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: FoodChange (New York, NY) Almasco-researched and co-authored a report examining immigrant access to the Federal Food Stamp Program.  The project included a quantitative analysis of the number of eligible and non-participating immigrants living in New … Read more

Samuel Raskin

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: Community Farm Alliance (CFA) (Louisville, KY) Sam worked with Kentucky farmers and West Louisville community leaders to inject justice into the Kentucky food system.  He facilitated a community food assessment in the low-income, African American community of West … Read more

David Pope

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: Massachusetts Law Reform Institute (Boston, MA) David researched and promoted food stamp participation for elderly and disabled populations of Massachusetts.  He performed in-office outreach to advocates and legal service providers and conducted outreach seminars at elderly … Read more

Miles Patrie

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: Farm to Table (Santa Fe, NM) Miles worked with communities to conduct a food gap assessment of rural counties and Native American nations in Northern New Mexico.  This project documented the accessibility of healthy and … Read more

Brett Murphy

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: National Policy and Advocacy Council on Homelessness, Southern Regional Office (New Orleans, LA and Washington, DC) Working in both New Orleans and Houston, TX, Brett conducted interviews with hurricane survivors, evacuees, church leaders, and service … Read more

Rebekah Miller

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: Children’s Alliance (Seattle, WA) Rebekah completed needs assessments in select communities throughout Washington State, identifying barriers to food security and developing community driven strategies to increase access to critical anti-hunger and anti-poverty programs.  She also … Read more

Elizabeth McCarthy

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: FoodChange (New York, NY) Beth and her field site partner Almas Sayeed formulated a comprehensive report on immigrant access to the Food Stamp Program, which included both quantitative and qualitative analyses of the eligible but nonparticipating … Read more

Roshin Mathew

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: Center for Economic Progress (Chicago, IL) Roshin was the Capacity Building and Training Liaison for the Center for Economic Progress.  She worked with local child care providers to develop and implement an evaluation guide to determine and improve the impact of the Center’s Family … Read more

Matthew Lewis

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: Oregon Food Bank (Portland, OR) Matt established a sustainable structure for two advocacy committees in the Portlandarea, one consisting of direct-service providers, and the other of their clients. Both committees partner with the Oregon Food … Read more

Joseph Lee

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: Farm to Table (Santa Fe, NM) Joseph worked on a rural food gap assessment project in northwestern New Mexico.  The project involved focus groups in rural counties, extensive mapping, and the development of an inter-organizational … Read more