Project Bread’s Action Academy: An Executive Summary

The ongoing threat of the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed the true vulnerabilities of the American food system. Food insecurity in Massachusetts has doubled from pre-pandemic numbers, and the most vulnerable populations in the state are children and Black, Indigenous, People … Read more

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

Children’s Health Watch

Children’s HealthWatch (CHW), headquartered at Boston Medical Center, is a nonpartisan network of pediatricians, public health researchers, and children’s health … Read more

Community Servings

Community Servings was founded in 1990 by a diverse coalition of AIDS activists, faith groups, and community organizations to provide … Read more

Laura Harker

A native of Beaufort, North Carolina, Laura graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2012 with a degree in health policy and management. As an advocate for health equity, Laura was a lead organizer for the annual Minority Health Conference, served as health chair for the … Read more

Daniel Cohn

Hailing from Northfield, Ohio, Dan graduated from the University of Rochester in 2012 with a degree in health, behavior & society. He interned with various local public health agencies and nonprofits where he worked on healthy food access, HIV/AIDS testing, syringe exchange, and childhood obesity prevention programs.  He also conducted … Read more