The WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) in Allegheny County: Barriers to Participation and Recommendations for a Stronger Future identifies challenges that prevent utilization of the FMNP and outlining measures to increase WIC recipients’ access to fresh fruits and vegetables.
Advocacy Retooled is an innovative anti-hunger and poverty advocacy toolkit targeted at community level anti-hunger leaders designed to communicate the importance of advocacy work in eradicating hunger and poverty, and to present a hands-on, engaging approach to advocacy.
Brit holds a Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University.
Roxanne is originally from Atlanta, Georgia and she received her Bachelor’s degree from Howard University with a speech communications major and psychology minor. Roxanne’s interest in education led her to teach English in Japan for two years with the JET Programme. She has also worked with several youth-centered organizations in … Read more
Patience, a Washington, D.C. native, graduated with honors in 2003 from Hampton University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing. At Hampton, Patience was inducted into the Student Leadership Program where she served on the community service and public relations committees. She has worked on a variety … Read more
Hunger Crisis in Allegheny County: Increasing Access to the Federal Food Stamp Program
Hunger Crisis in Allegheny County: Increasing Access to the Federal Food Stamp Program is a 10-minutes outreach video that addresses the myths and barriers surrounding the Federal Food Stamp Program and provides the information about local programs working to dismantle … Read more
Let Them Eat Carrots: Expanding Produce Access in the Greater Pittsburgh Area
Let Them Eat Carrots: Expanding Produce Access in the Greater Pittsburgh Area identifies the major barriers to access among vulnerable populations in current Farm Stand Project communities, explores the trade offs among alternative program models for improving produce access, and … Read more
A native of Norfolk, Virginia, Corey graduated from James Madison University in 2007 with a degree in justice studies and a concentration in global justice and policy. A two-time qualifier for the National Debate Tournament, he served as co-captain of the JMU debate team, helped incorporate race and gender issues … Read more
Cody graduated with honors and departmental distinction from Saint John’s University in 2007 with a degree in economics. He served on the student Senate, tutored Somali refugees at a local Boys and Girls Club, studied abroad in China and France, and represented students on the Saint John’s University Board of … Read more
A native of Columbia, South Carolina, Brian is a 2010 honors graduate of Morehouse College where he earned a dual degree in sociology and political science with a minor in criminal justice. At Morehouse, Brian was an Adams Scholar, founded “My Brother’s Keeper,” a mentorship program for homeless youth, and served as the … Read more
Originally from Franklin, Pennsylvania, Kyle graduated summa cum laude from Wheaton College in 2009 with a degree in international relations and a certificate in human needs and global resources. He worked as a teaching and research assistant for the political science department, volunteered as an ESL tutor for refugees, and … Read more