Bridging the Technological Divide: A Guide to Accepting Food Stamps at Farmer’s Markets details the process of making food stamp acceptance a reality at outdoor farmer’s markets, and includes information about Food and Nutrition Field Offices, systems for accepting food … Read more
11th Class, 2004-2005 Field Placement: Hope House and Crescent City Farmers’ Market (New Orleans, LA) Lucinda researched and implemented the technology that now allows the Crescent City Farmers’ Market to accept Food Stamps/Electronic Benefit Transfer cards at their outdoor markets. … Read more
11th Class, 2004-2005 Field Placement: National Policy and Advocacy Coalition on Homelessness (New Orleans, LA) Alexandra conducted a research and mapping project of the intersections among housing, emergency assistance, and health in several New Orleans neighborhoods. She designed a survey … Read more
12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: National Policy and Advocacy Council on Homelessness, Southern Regional Office (New Orleans, LA and Washington, DC) Working in both New Orleans and Houston, TX, Brett conducted interviews with hurricane survivors, evacuees, church leaders, and service … Read more
Broken Promises incorporates interviews with individuals and families affected by Hurricane Katrina into an analysis of ongoing and emerging crises in the New Orleans region. The report offers a simple overview of the New Orleans area housing crisis, highlighting the … Read more
Putting the Pieces Together: A Component Design for a Community Food Security Center New Orleans Model is a concept paper outlining potential components for a food security center in New Orleans, including nutrition education, legal aid, and a research endowment.
Just Don’t Forget About Us: The Story of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and Their Impact on Second Harvest Food Bank chronicles the impact of the 2006 storms on the Second Harvest Food Bank of New Orleans and Acadiana and assesses … Read more
After the Storms: Turning the Spotlight on Senior Hunger explores the unique post-hurricane barriers to food security that seniors face, and provides empirically driven estimates of the number of seniors living in poverty throughout New Orleans and the surrounding region.
Fighting Hunger with Policy: A Model for Establishing a Food Policy Coalition includes profiles of the Acadiana Food Policy Coalition’s ten parishes, practical notes on organizing, materials for the Acadiana Community Food Security Conference, and recommendations.
13th Class, 2006-2007 Field Placement: Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans (New Orleans, LA) J.P. coordinated Food Bank outreach efforts to first responder groups, emergency food providers, and local government officials in the twenty-three parish areas served by … Read more
13th Class, 2006-2007 Field Site: Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans (New Orleans, LA) David created a disaster preparedness manual to help the Food Bank in its ongoing efforts to transition from disaster relief to disaster recovery. Using … Read more
14th Class, 2007-2008 Field Placement: Second Harvest Food Bank of New Orleans and Acadiana (New Orleans, LA) Gagan designed and implemented an emergency food distribution program to make healthy food products more available and convenient for senior citizens. He conducted … Read more