Rosana Carranza

Originally from Long Beach, California, Rosana graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 2013 with degrees in anthropology and Latin American literature. Through the University of California Washington Center, she interned at Farmworker Justice, a national advocacy organization for farmworkers. At Farmworker Justice she developed curricula for pesticide safety … Read more

Sydney Fang

Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, Sydney graduated in 2012 from the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in public health and a minor in public policy. Sydney was an active leader in multicultural coalitions on campus where she focused on improving recruitment and retention efforts for underrepresented … Read more

Brock Grosso

Brock grew up in Battle Creek, Michigan and graduated from the University of Michigan in 2013 with a degree in public policy. As an undergraduate, Brock co-founded Students Organizing Against Prisons, a student-led organization focused on creating a world without prisons. As a student organizer with the Detroit Action Commonwealth, … Read more

H Kapp-Klote

H is from Lawrence, Kansas and graduated from Grinnell College with a degree in sociology. At Grinnell, they founded the Anti-Oppression Peer Education Network, a social justice peer education and leadership development organization. H has facilitated tutoring sessions for incarcerated youth, interned with Representative Tammy Baldwin, and worked at the … Read more

Julianna Lord

Julianna is from Yarmouth, Maine and graduated from Mount Holyoke College with a degree in economics and a minor in development studies. She was a Community Based Learning Fellow at Gardening the Community, a grassroots food justice organization, and worked on the implementation and evaluation of their community supported agriculture … Read more

Tyler Mac Innis

Tyler Mac Innis is from West Newbury, Massachusetts and earned a graduate degree in development policy and practice from the University of New Hampshire and an undergraduate degree in political science from Salem State University. He worked for the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension as a part of a … Read more

Tadeo Melean

Originally from La Paz, Bolivia, Tadeo grew up in Kansas City, Missouri. He graduated from Stanford University with a degree in sociology and earned an undergraduate honors degree from the Graduate School of Education. Tadeo interned with Harvesters Food Bank in Kansas City, where he worked to extend resources to … Read more

Brenda Mutuma

Hailing from Modesto, California, Brenda graduated from Stanford University in 2013 with a degree in political science, concentrating in political theory. Passionate about food justice issues, she built a community garden on Stanford University’s campus and was a Heifer International Fellow working in Uganda on livestock management. In coordination with … Read more

Albert Ramirez

Originally from Houston, Texas, Albert graduated from Saint Louis University in 2011 with degrees in economics and environmental studies. As a student, he worked on subsistence farms in the Philippines and researched the implementation of countrywide organic farming initiatives with the Philippine Rural Reconstruction Movement. After graduating, Albert interned at … Read more

Jenny Rempel

Born and raised in Fresno, California, Jenny graduated from Stanford University in 2012 with a degree in interdisciplinary earth systems science. At Stanford, Jenny designed and facilitated a seminar on the food system, helped launch the student-led podcast Generation Anthropocene, and campaigned for a campus farm. With the Brooklyn Food … Read more

Laura Renaud

Originally from Redford, Michigan, Laura graduated summa cum laude earning a degree in psychology with honors from Wayne State University in 2012. At Wayne State University, she conducted research on the relationship between young adult low-income mothers and their toddlers and completed a senior honors thesis on maternal social support … Read more

Adrien Schless-Meier

Raised in Denver, Colorado, Adrien graduated from Reed College in 2012 with a degree in sociology. Her senior thesis analyzed organizational barriers to participation in farmers’ markets among low-income people and people of color in Portland, Oregon. As an AmeriCorps member serving in the Office of Sustainability at Multnomah County, … Read more