Closing the Gap: Enhancing the Client Experience at Food Banks is a toolkit that provides best practices and recommendations to help Food Banks in Arizona ensure their programs and services are inclusive, welcoming and accessible to underserved communities, with a focus … Read more
Originally from Evanston, Illinois, Christina graduated from Tufts University in 2010 with a double major in political science and community health. At Tufts, Christina served as a leader in her sorority, volunteered with National Student Partnerships, and interned at a local high school. She also participated in service projects addressing … Read more
Sarah was born in Augusta, Georgia and grew up in Nairobi, Kenya. She graduated from Wheaton College in 2009 with a degree in international relations and a certificate in Human Needs and Global Resources. She served as a Humanity in Action Fellow in Denmark, and worked on land rights in … Read more
Advancing Equity within the Emergency Food Provider Network in Maricopa County
Advancing Equity within the Emergency Food Provider Network in Maricopa County examines barriers to accessing emergency food programs in Latino communities in Maricopa County. It contains a synthesis of community interviews, a geographic analysis of food bank and pantry locations … Read more
Around a Common Table: Advancing Community-Based SNAP Outreach for Latino Households in Arizona
Around a Common Table: Advancing Community-Based SNAP Outreach for Latino Households in Arizona summarizes findings from community interviews and quantitative analyses to document the level and location of Latino under-enrollment in SNAP in Arizona, the most commonly reported barriers to SNAP participation for Latino households, and … Read more
Community Food Security 101: What’s the Food System Got To Do With It?
Community Food Security 101: What’s the Food System Got To Do With It? is an interactive education tool giving participants a “tour” of the global food system and an opportunity to explore the myriad social and environmental implications of this … Read more
Shephali has experience working with hunger and poverty issues in the U.S. and with community health outreach in Gujarat, India. Shephali holds a Bachelor of Arts from Vassar College.
In May 2002, Amy graduated from Xavier University in Ohio where she studied social work and peace studies. Her vision for greater social justice springs from the inequity she has seen at home and abroad. Amy’s experience includes working with homeless families in Cincinnati and in New York and working … Read more
Originally from Cincinnati, Matthew graduated from Xavier University in May 2009 with a degree in history and minors in economics, environmental studies and peace studies. He directed the University Summer Service Program, worked with Students for Economic Justice, and taught writing and mathematics at a job skills training program. Matthew … Read more
Marie graduated from Duke University in 2010 with a degree in public policy studies. She served as a soup kitchen volunteer, the moderator of Duke’s Presbyterian campus ministry, and a member of United in Praise gospel choir. She interned in the education and health care departments at United Way of … Read more