Michelle Loo

Michelle grew up within a network of Chinese Malaysian immigrants in Queens and Philadelphia who helped her graduate from Barnard College in 2016. She graduated with a degree in urban studies and American history. With a passion for health and social justice, Michelle has interned at the Charles B. Wang … Read more

Field Placement: 9to5 Colorado (Denver, Colorado) Michelle’s field placement was at 9to5 Colorado, a national non-profit that organizes low-wage working-women to fight for economic justice through advocacy and leadership development. Michelle worked on several campaigns and developed community outreach, story … Read more

Ashley Burnside

Originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan, Ashley graduated with honors from the University of Michigan with a degree in social theory and practice and a minor in community action and social change. She spent a summer living in Detroit and worked in a racial justice organization called Focus: HOPE where she … Read more

Field placement: Denver Urban Matters (Denver, Colorado) Ashley expanded the efforts of the DenUM Community Relations Department by promoting voter engagement efforts and leading weekly dialogues with food pantry clients. She registered and pledged over five-hundred food pantry clients to … Read more

La Alma-Lincoln Park Community Needs Assessment

The La Alma-Lincoln Park Community Needs Assessment presents data on the current state of hunger in the downtown Denver neighborhood, as well as recommendations to improve food security. This report is designed for local hunger relief organizations and policy makers to understand … Read more

Caitlin Lowell

22nd Class, 2015-2016 Field Placement: 9to5 Colorado (Denver, CO) Caitlin engaged new members and supported the community leadership within 9to5’s campaigns as members shared their stories, gave speeches, and wrote blog posts on issues including renters’ rights, labor rights for … Read more

Andy Kim

22nd Class, 2015-2016 Field Placement: Hunger Free Colorado (Denver, CO) Andy conducted a community needs assessment in the La Alma-Lincoln Park neighborhood, which identified the factors influencing the availability of and access to food, coping strategies for hunger, and proposed … Read more

Hunger Free Colorado

Hunger Free Colorado leads efforts to connect families and individuals to food resources and fuel change in systems, policies and … Read more

Discover School Breakfast

Discover School Breakfast is a comprehensive School Breakfast Program toolkit designed to introduce the program to school principals, parents, food service staff and other stakeholders and facilitate the establishment of School Breakfast Programs in more communities.

Hun Quach

9th Class, 2002-2003 Field Placement:  U.S. Department of Agriculture, Mountain Plains Office (Denver, CO) To promote growth and outreach for the School Breakfast Program (SBP), Hun evaluated and selected North Dakota as a target state to promote school breakfast start-up … Read more

Peter Kim

9th Class, 2002-2003 Field Placement:  U.S. Department of Agriculture, Mountain Plains Office (Denver, CO) Peter planned and formulated a food stamp outreach plan for Montana, the first outreach plan in the region.  The plan is increasing participation in the program … Read more