Nourishing Communities

Solving for food insecurity demands innovative, place-based strategies. This white paper builds the case for investing in local food systems to combat food insecurity and hunger. The paper provides a brief overview of food insecurity in the United States, details … Read more

Davis Chhoa

Born and raised in Dallas, TX, Davis graduated with honors from Stanford University with a degree in human biology. During his time in college, he dedicated his time to building the Asian American community both on- and off-campus, through which he developed a passion for advocating for health access and … Read more

Kiese Hansen

Kiese graduated from the University of Maryland in 2015 with a degree in economics. Kiese holds a deep interest in domestic economic inequality, particularly as it relates to race, gender, food insecurity, and wealth. This is reflected in both her past work and volunteer experiences, which have included time with … Read more

Kate Taylor

Kate Taylor is a Chicago native and a 2010 graduate of Brown University, with a degree in history and Africana studies. She completed her honors thesis in Africana studies examining extreme police violence in Chicago in relation to historical forms of racism. Kate managed a nonprofit student-run café, organized food drives, … Read more