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

Britt Jacobson

6th Class, 1999-2000 Field Placement: Second Harvest St. Paul Food Bank (St. Paul, MN) Policy Placement: Lutheran Services in America (Washington, DC)  

Ingrid Drake

6th Class, 1999-2000 Field Placement: Second Harvest St. Paul Food Bank (St. Paul, MN) Policy Placement: National Network for Youth (Washington, DC)  

Joyce Dorsey

5th Class, 1998-1999 Field Placement: Second Harvest St. Paul Food Bank (St. Paul, MN) Policy Placement: National Coalition for the Homeless (Washington, DC)  

Carrie Donovan

5th Class, 1998-1999 Field Placement: Second Harvest St. Paul Food Bank (St. Paul, MN) Policy Placement: National Association of Community Action Agencies (Washington, DC)  

Kavita Pillay

4th Class, 1997-1998 Field Placement: Second Harvest St. Paul Food Bank (St. Paul, MN) Policy Placement: Bread for the World Institute (Washington, DC)