16th Class, 2009-2010 Field Placement: Oregon Child Development Coalition (Portland, OR) Lindsay studied family child care providers’ participation in the Child and Adult Care Food program (CACFP) and highlighted success stories in Oregon, focusing on promoting program enrollment and retention … Read more
A Statewide Analysis of the Child and Adult Care Food Program and Family Child Care Providers in Oregon examines declining CACFP enrollment rates and makes recommendations for improving participation.
The Afterschool Supper Program: An Oregon Case Study examines the efficacy and impact of this federal pilot program in Oregon.
State of Child Care in Oregon examines the impact of the 2008-2009 recession on the child care industry in Oregon, assessing how families with young children and the child care providers have been affected by the recession, high unemployment, and … Read more
Partners for a Hunger Free Oregon raises awareness about hunger, connects people to nutrition programs, and advocates for systemic changes … Read more
Strength in Numbers documents the lack of sources for data analyzing food insecurity rates among Oregonians of color in a historical, demographic and policy-oriented context, while highlighting opportunities for new data collection efforts.
A native of Virginia, Amber graduated from The College of William and Mary in 2009 with a degree in history and public policy. She was a Sharpe Community Scholar, resident advisor, assistant in the Office of Multicultural Affairs, and president of her sorority. Amber has served as an ESL tutor … Read more