Child Nutrition: Programs, Problems, and Possibilities

Child Nutrition: Programs, Problems, and Possibilities provides a thorough overview of America’s child nutrition programs. This report highlights both the need for, and the evidence in support of, our child nutrition programs. It also provides crucial information on the history, … Read more

Yesenia Jimenez

Originally from South Central Los Angeles, CA, Yesenia moved into the Ramona Gardens Housing Projects in Boyle Heights, CA, where her pursuit for social justice grew. Yesenia attended Pasadena City College where she gained an Associates Degree in humanities and interned with the City College’s Cross-Cultural Center, she later transferred … Read more

Courtney Colwell

Courtney graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Johns Hopkins University with a BA in political science and minors in economics and social policy. At Hopkins, Courtney served as a Research Assistant in the Poverty and Inequality Research Lab, where she conducted research on post-secondary pathways for low-income youth in Baltimore. She … Read more

Laura Harker

19th Class, 2012-2013 Field Placement: Children’s Health Watch (Boston, MA) Laura assisted the Children’s HealthWatch team with research and advocacy efforts. She conducted interviews with immigrant advocacy and service organizations to write a report on very low food security among … Read more

Daniel Cohn

19th Class, 2012-2013 Field Placement: Community Servings (Boston, MA) Dan helped develop Community Servings’ Food Policy and Resource Center, which will serve as a hub of resources for advocates of medical nutrition therapy. He also conducted research on the role … Read more

Caroline Duffy

7th Class, 2000-2001 Field Placement: Food Bank of Western Massachusetts (Hatfield, MA) Policy Placement: Food Research and Action Center (Washington, DC)