Lindsey Walker

17th Class, 2010-2011 Field Placement: Mississippi Food Network (Jackson, MS) Lindsey researched barriers to SNAP participation in underserved Mississippi counties. She conducted surveys and interviews with low-income individuals and service providers and shaped the direction and focus of the Food Network’s … Read more

Rebecca Van Maren

17th Class, 2010-2011 Field Placement: Food Lifeline (Seattle, WA) Rebecca researched best practices in providing summer meals and after school snacks/dinners from around the state of Washington as well as the nation. She also accessed Food Lifeline’s operations and developed … Read more

Kate Taylor

17th Class, 2010-2011 Field Placement: Main Street Project (Minneapolis, MN) Kate created a guide documenting the new approach to sustainable and inclusive farming developed by the Rural Enterprise Center in Northfield, MN. She interviewed participants and other community members in … Read more

Brian Stone

17th Class, 2010-2011 Field Placement: Philadelphia GROW Project/ Witnesses to Hunger (Philadelphia, PA) Brian worked with community leaders to develop a survival guide for low-income Philadelphia residents that helped make housing resources and government services more accessible and transparent.  He … Read more

Tammie Smith

17th Class, 2010-2011 Field Placement: Community Food Advocates (Nashville, TN) Tammie developed a SNAP Advocacy Manual to identify and respond to SNAP applicants that have been wrongly declined.  Tammie also conducted research on state and federal SNAP policies and interviewed Tennessee Department of … Read more

Rebecca Shively

17th Class, 2010-2011 Field Placement: Community Food Advocates (Nashville, TN) Rebecca worked with local parents, teachers and advocates on the Growing Healthy Kids initiative, a campaign to improve the nutrition of school food available within the Metro Nashville Public Schools.  … Read more

Sarah Sherman

17th Class, 2010-2011 Field Placement: Hunger Solutions Minnesota (St. Paul, MN) Sarah conducted an evaluation of the Minnesota Food HelpLine, a statewide program that screens callers for SNAP eligibility, provides application information for food assistance programs, and connects callers with … Read more

Milla Sanes

17th Class, 2010-2011 Field Placement: Northwest Harvest (Seattle, WA) Milla worked with Northwest Harvest to engage young people as lifelong donors, advocates, and volunteers in the fight to end hunger. She conducted interviews with volunteers and established the Northwest Harvest … Read more

Matthew Mellon

17th Class, 2010-2011 Field Placement: Association of Arizona Food Banks (Phoenix, AZ) Matthew researched barriers that Hispanic/Latino residents in Maricopa County face to accessing services at emergency food services. He conducted community based research and analyzed demographic and poverty data … Read more

Page May

17th Class, 2010-2011 Field Placement: Growing Power (Chicago, IL) While helping with daily farm operations, Page developed a month-long curriculum series on hunger and nutrition for the Youth Corps urban farming program. She conducted a survey of Farm-to-City Market Basket … Read more

Jessica Luna

17th Class, 2010-2011  Field Placement: Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties (San Jose, CA) Jessica developed a training curriculum and conducted workshops for community-based agencies interested in SNAP prescreening and application assistance in Santa Clara … Read more

Marie Lawrence

17th Class, 2010-2011 Field Site: Arizona Community Action Association (Phoenix, AZ) Marie worked to improve SNAP outreach to Latino communities in Arizona by designing a plan to increase community input in outreach design and implementation efforts.  She analyzed statewide data to identify neighborhoods for increased outreach; sought … Read more