Originally from Brooklyn, New York, Cara graduated from Lafayette College in 2010 where she created an interdisciplinary major: social inequality and identity politics. Cara was a Posse Scholar as well as a 2009 Public Policy International Affairs Fellow. She served as a leader in the alternative school breaks organizations, a … Read more
4th Class, 2007-2009 Field Placement: Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa, Washington, D.C. Anne-Claire Hervy worked with the Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa, a research and advocacy membership organization founded in 2000 to build consensus and mobilize … Read more
A North Carolina native, Aisha graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2010 with a degree in biology. Aisha served as the executive coordinator of the APPLES Service-Learning Program and the President of the UNC Young Democrats. She also participated in service projects concerning homelessness, American … Read more
Advancing 3SquaresVT: An Outreach Guide to Vermont’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program provides strategies for food shelves to enroll more Vermonters in SNAP/food stamps.
Growing a Healthy Food System in Southern Arizona is a collection of stories that documents the efforts of government and community organizations to increase food security, and demonstrates how sustainable food production can help increase access to healthy, local food.
You Are What You Eat: Community Food Education Guide serves as a tool for community leaders to initiate a dialogue around healthy eating, educate community members about the relationship between diet and health, and build community support for a healthy … Read more
Healthy Corner Stores for Healthy New Orleans Neighborhoods is a toolkit for neighborhood associations that are looking to bring healthy foods into their corner stores.
Working Towards Wellness: An Assessment of the School Health Environment at Ames Middle School raises awareness about the strengths and challenges of the school health environment in the areas of nutrition services, mental health services, and physical education.
Corner Store Program Possibilities in Louisville explores the possibilities for and barriers to increasing healthy food access through partnerships with corner store owners.
Community Food Assessment of Bedford-Stuyvesant documents the severely limited access to healthy foods in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn and the effect this has on community health.
The Food Stamp Resource Guide equips Tennessee service providers with the knowledge and materials to do effective SNAP outreach in their communities and connects local agencies with one another to facilitate continued sharing of updated information and best practices.
Opening New Doors to Ending Hunger: Out-of-Office Food Stamp Applications in California documents how county agencies and community-based organizations around the state are partnering to increase application options for clients by offering application assistance, posting county workers in community centers, … Read more