Energy Clinic: A Toolbox for Helping Families Heat and Eat

Energy Clinic: A Toolbox for Helping Families Heat and Eat outlines the need for both food and fuel assistance in combating food insecurity.  The report is being used to encourage replication of the Energy Clinic Model in Medical-Legal partnerships nation-wide.

Toni Holness

Toni graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2005 with a BA in Health and Societies and a concentration in International Health.  She conducted research for the Philadelphia Food Trust, worked to rectify the dearth of healthy food sources within urban communities, and participated in Mayor John Street’s Summer Internship … Read more

Bianca Pullen

Raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Bianca is a 2005 graduate of the University of Chicago with a degree in human development and a focus on the social and cultural aspects of medicine.  Bianca was a McNair Scholar and presented a paper on how social support systems affect the pregnancy outcomes … Read more

David Kane

David graduated from Northwestern University in 2007 with a degree in education and social policy and a minor in history.  At Northwestern, he organized youth in Chicago, volunteered at a local homeless shelter, led alternative spring break trips to Atlanta and San Francisco, earned a certificate in service learning, and … Read more

Nico Quintana

Originally from California and Oregon, Nico graduated from Smith College in 2006 with a degree in government and a minor in sociology. Nico was involved in campus organizations devoted to racial and economic justice, immigrant rights, and Transgender equality. After college, Nico worked as a Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Policy … Read more

Morenike Mosuro

Originally from Takoma Park, Maryland, Morenike graduated from Guilford College in 2007 with a degree in history and peace and conflict studies.  She served in leadership positions in student government, Amnesty International, NAACP, and on a delegation to Israel and Palestine.  As a Multicultural Leadership Scholar at Guilford, Morenike participated … Read more

Gina Kim

16th Class, 2009-2010 Field Placement: The Food Project (Boston, MA) Gina conducted a comprehensive program evaluation of a city government-led initiative promoting SNAP benefit redemption at farmers markets, and identified strategies to improve access to healthy food in low- and … Read more

Linda Edouard

16th Class, 2009-2010 Field Placement: Medical-Legal Partnership |Boston (Boston, MA) Linda provided legal advocacy to low-income and food insecure patient families of the Boston Medical Center to help them access SNAP, food resources, and other income supports. She also interviewed … Read more

Undoing Inequity: Boston’s EBT Farmers’ Market Initiative

Undoing Inequity: Boston’s EBT Farmers’ Market Initiative highlights the achievements of the new program and provides evidence that investing in urban farmers’ markets with EBT terminals is an effective model for improving the availability and affordability of fresh fruits and … Read more