Matthew King

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: Washington Food Coalition (Seattle, WA) Matthew conducted 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.  He … Read more

Shijuade Kadree

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: Center for Economic Progress (Chicago, IL) Shijuade conducted an assessment of the Center’s core financial literacy programs, and created an evaluation tool that will allow the Center to measure the effectiveness and relativity of their workshops.  She also revamped one … Read more

Aiyeshia Hudson

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: Hunger Task Force (Milwaukee, WI) Aiyeshia conducted an emergency food assessment for the Hunger Task Force, a Milwaukee-based food bank.  She collected over 1,500 surveys and conducted interviews at 62 food pantry and meal site … Read more

Natalie Valpiani

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: Community Farm Alliance (Louisville, KY) Natalie worked to increase access to fresh, locally grown foods in low-income neighborhoods of West Louisville by supporting two neighborhood farmers’ markets.  She organized goal-setting meetings that empowered farmers and … Read more

Lauren Forbes

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: Children First of Oregon (Portland, OR) Lauren conducted research that documented the link between the high cost of child care and food insecurity in Oregon.  Her project employed both quantitative and qualitative methods, including statistical … Read more

Indivar Dutta-Gupta

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: DC Hunger Solutions (Washington, DC) Indi spent the first six months of his fellowship working with D.C. Hunger Solutions where he developed and implemented an outreach strategy to improve access for D.C. residents to the … Read more

Dana Conroy

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: DC Hunger Solutions (Washington, DC) Hunger Free Community Report: A Community Food Assessment of Washington, D.C. details the findings of Dana’s assessment and provides action-oriented recommendations for program enhancements, community organizing, and policy advocacy.  Noteworthy … Read more

Cecilia Cárdenas-Navia

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: Utahns Against Hunger (Salt Lake City, UT) Cecilia conducted a community food security assessment of Ogden, Utah with the goal of identifying barriers to food access.  This multilevel project examined both the resources and limitations … Read more

Larisa Bowman

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: Utahns Against Hunger (Salt Lake City, UT) Larisa provided technical support and expertise to Utah’s school districts as they developed “local wellness policies” in accordance with a new federal mandate.  For the low-income district of … Read more

Kevin Anderson

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: Alameda County Community Food Bank; Alameda County Social Services Agency; U.S. Department of Agriculture (Oakland, CA) While in Alameda County, Kevin worked to improve food stamp outreach efforts and increase the number of eligible people … Read more

Madina Agénor

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: The Grow Clinic of Boston Medical Center (Boston, MA) While in Boston, Madina worked with the Children’s Sentinel Nutrition Assessment Program (C-SNAP), the research arm of the Grown Clinic.  Using C-SNAP’s research findings, she wrote … Read more

Brigit Adamus

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: San Francisco Dept. of Human Services and U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (San Francisco, CA) Brigit worked to increase food stamp participation in the city and county of San Francisco.  She evaluated current food stamp outreach … Read more