Jamillah Jordan

Jamillah graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Santa Cruz with a BA in Psychology and Community Studies in 2004. She has researched the effects of globalization and free trade on indigenous youth in Chiapas, Mexico and coordinated several teach-ins in California to raise awareness and link the political and … Read more

Eliberty Jimenez

Eliberty earned a BS in Policy and Management in 2006 from Carnegie Mellon University where she was a leader in the Spanish and Latin American Student Association.  She also worked at an immigration law firm while completing the Public Law Program semester at American University.  Eliberty served as a policy … Read more

J.P. Howard

J.P. graduated from Howard University in 2006 from the Honors Department with a degree in Political Science.  At Howard, J.P. served as the youngest undergraduate member of the University’s Board of Trustees; co-founded an IB mentoring program at a local high school; and worked in the U.S. Senate, the Massachusetts … Read more

Toni Holness

Toni graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2005 with a BA in Health and Societies and a concentration in International Health.  She conducted research for the Philadelphia Food Trust, worked to rectify the dearth of healthy food sources within urban communities, and participated in Mayor John Street’s Summer Internship … Read more

Kaitlin Gravitt

Kaitlin graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California at Santa Cruz in 2005, with a double major in Women’s Studies and Psychology. She spent a semester in Italy, studied Spanish in Guatemala, and researched gendered violence in the Rwandan genocide and Darfur. Kaitlin has also worked for the Los Angeles … Read more

Anyu Fang

A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Chicago, Anyu majored in Economics and studied in the University’s anthropology and political science programs in South Africa and France.  He raised awareness about food and housing insecurity through community service with the Giving Tree, and led a coalition of organizations … Read more

David Coffman

David has a BA in Sustainable Development from Kentucky’s Berea College where he served as a Bonner Scholar for four years.  His extensive service included leading fellow students through service activities and providing training on poverty and hunger issues in the U.S.  For his senior capstone project he studied sustainable … Read more

Nikita Barai

Nikita graduated with honors from Cornell University in 2006 with a degree in Urban and Regional Studies. At Cornell, she became a certified Emergency Medical Technician, tutored low-income high school students for the SAT, studied in Washington, D.C. and Rome, and wrote an honors thesis on low-income women’s access to social … Read more

Eric Ares

Originally from Los Angeles, Eric graduated from Boston College in 2005 with a degree in History and Theology.  Eric has worked with the Global Justice Project and with the Haley House, a social service center that fights hunger and homelessness in Boston.  While studying abroad in El Salvador, he interned … Read more

Nicole Alvarado

Nicole is a 2006 graduate of Humboldt State University, with a degree in Human Communication and a minor in Leadership Studies.  She was student body president, the official representative of the HSU student body to campus administrators, the local community, and the State of California.  Nicole was also appointed to … Read more