Aleta Sprague

18th Class, 2011-2012 Field Placement: Idaho Hunger Relief Task Force (Boise, ID) Working with the Food Stamp Committee, Aleta researched and developed a guide to Idaho’s Food Stamp Program for use by organizations, community groups and service providers throughout the … Read more

John Pevy

18th Class, 2011-2012 Field Placement: Idaho Hunger Relief Task Force (Boise, ID) John helped to facilitate the final stages of The Idaho Hunger Free Communities Initiative pilot in the community of Emmett, Idaho. He crafted an interactive toolkit in Adobe … Read more

Jasmine Mickens

18th Class, 2011-2012 Field Placement: D.C. Hunger Solutions (Washington, DC) Jasmine designed and conducted a research project examining the accessibility, availability, and cost of a healthy diet using the Thrifty Food Plan as the standard. She also evaluated the extent … Read more

Christina Martinez

18th Class, 2011-2012 Field Placement: Association of Arizona Food Banks (Phoenix, AZ) Christina worked to strengthen the relationship between Arizona food banks and the clients they serve. She worked to reduce barriers that Hispanic/Latino residents in Maricopa County face when … Read more

Hiram Lopez

18th Class, 2011-2012 Field Placement: La Casa Norte (Chicago, IL) Hiram conducted an evaluation of the food and nutrition programs available at a transitional youth shelter for boys, and provided recommendations to help improve client access and consumption of healthy, … Read more

Montae Langston

18th Class, 2011-2012 Field Placement: Children’s Alliance (Seattle, WA) Montae worked with the Food Policy Team to address challenges faced by organizations wishing to participate in the expansion of the At-Risk Afterschool Meals Component of the Child and Adult Care … Read more

Harvir Kaur

18th Class, 2011-2012 Field Placement: Midtown Partners, Inc. (Jackson, MS) Harvir created and implemented a “Midtown Resident Leadership Training Institute” to provide an opportunity for marginalized residents of Midtown to increase their leadership, coalition-building, community organizing, and communication skills. The … Read more

Samantha Hodges

18th Class, 2011-2012 Field Placement: Sacramento Housing Alliance (Sacramento, CA) Samantha developed a primer on the Restaurant Meals Program (RMP), a statewide  hot meals option for elderly, disabled and homeless SNAP recipients. Through interviews with RMP clients, county welfare directors, … Read more

Angelynn Hermes

18th Class, 2011-2012 Field Placement: Midtown Partners, Inc. (Jackson, MS) Angelynn developed and conducted a comprehensive community survey of the Midtown neighborhood to assess resources and needs and provide Midtown Partners with accurate information about on residents’ priorities for their … Read more

Sabrina Hamm

18th Class, 2011-2012 Field Placement: Sacramento Housing Alliance (Sacramento, CA) Sabrina worked to increase access to healthy and nutritious food for people experiencing homelessness. She conducted focus groups to gather data on the nutrition expertise and interests of homeless adults … Read more

Theodora Gibbs-Plessl

18th Class, 2011-2012 Field Placement: Hunger Task Force (Milwaukee, WI) Theo conducted an assessment of food affordability and healthy food access in SNAP-authorized food retail stores by surveying the food available in 128 different stores. Using GIS and SPSS, she … Read more

Thomas Furstenberg-Carroll

18th Class, 2011-2012 Field Placement: City Harvest (New York, NY) Tom led the resident surveys component of City Harvest’s community food assessment of the Washington Heights and Inwood neighborhoods in New York City. He designed, conducted, and analyzed resident surveys, … Read more