8th Class, 2001-2002 Field Placement: Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank (Pittsburgh, PA) Felix wrote and produced the regional executive summary of America’s Second Harvest Hunger Study, compiling relevant local results and drafting recommendations for strategies to alleviate hunger in the … Read more
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.
8th Class, 2001-2002 Field Placement: Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank (Pittsburgh, PA) Brit coordinated local efforts to implement the Commodity Supplemental Food Program and worked to connect after-school programs in the Greater Pittsburgh area with the Child and Adult Care … Read more
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
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 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
14th Class, 2007-2008 Field Placement: Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank (Duquesne, PA) Cody helped restructure and develop a strategic plan for the Food Bank’s Farm Stand Project in order to improve access to fresh produce in Allegheny County’s low-income communities. … Read more