Adrienne graduated from Agnes Scott College in 2007 with a degree in political science and minors in Spanish and history. She served as captain of the tennis team, launched her college’s chapter of Rock the Vote, and was an active member of Latinas Unidas. Adrienne has interned with the Atlanta City … Read more
A native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Michael graduated with Honors from Morehouse College in 2008 with a degree in psychology. He is an Americorps alumnus who served as a Bonner Scholar and an executive coordinator for Jumpstart, taught math to youth in Belize, and coordinated youth programs on campus. Michael … Read more
Sarah graduated with honors from McGill University with a degree in international development studies and economics and a minor in political science. She has researched the impact of the bio-fuels industry on food security and held leadership positions in the Black Students Network, the Africana Program, and the Social Justice … Read more
16th Class, 2009-2010 Field Placement: New Orleans Food and Farm Network (New Orleans, LA) Patrice compiled curriculum materials for an urban agricultural entrepreneurship training pilot program. She also conducted interviews with community members and local experts on the extensive history of … Read more
Heat or Eat: Helping Each Other Gain Control Over Rising Utility Bills raises awareness and mobilizes communities around the high cost of utilities and its impact on low-income people in New Orleans.
Originally from Boston, Amara studied architecture and urban planning at Sarah Lawrence College and wrote her senior thesis on the social implications of architectural form. She has worked in child development, nutrition, and sustainable food systems on campus, at the Food Project in Boston, and at Sustainable South Bronx.
Healthy Corner Stores for Healthy New Orleans Neighborhoods is a toolkit for neighborhood associations that are looking to bring healthy foods into their corner stores.
Food Access in Three New Orleans Neighborhoods documents the limited food retail options and resulting lack of access to healthy food in 3 low-income communities of color in New Orleans: The 9th Ward, Central City and Hollygrove.