Elizabeth Cooper

21st Class, 2014-2015 Field Placement: Adelante Development Center (Albuquerque, NM) Elizabeth developed two initiatives to increase local food security in Albuquerque. In collaboration with the Fiestas Food Initiative, Elizabeth designed and implemented a series of community cooking classes focused on the … Read more

David Blount

David grew up in Saint Louis, MO and graduated from Loyola University Chicago in 2013 with degrees in sociology and international studies. After graduation, David completed a year of service with City Year Chicago, an education non-profit dedicated to ending the high school dropout crisis. At Loyola, David led multicultural initiatives … Read more

Madeline Becker

21st Class, 2014-2015 Field Placement: The Good Samaritan Center (Jackson, MS) Madeline worked to expand and strengthen a coalition of anti-hunger advocates in the Jackson metropolitan area. She also developed an outreach plan to increase access to SNAP by encouraging and … Read more

Rachel Aronson

Originally from Sharon, Massachusetts, Rachel graduated from the University of Vermont with a degree in anthropology. At UVM, she interned at a transitional living program for domestic violence survivors, helped evaluate clients’ needs around food insecurity, and wrote an undergraduate thesis on the role of food for survivors of domestic … Read more