Hailing from Baltimore, Maryland, Zach is a graduate of Cornell University with degrees in city and regional planning and Africana studies. Zach helped conduct a Community Food Assessment to measure food insecurity in Tompkins County, NY with the Cornell Cooperative Extension. His work developed greater local knowledge of the local … Read more
Just Harvest is a nonprofit organization that reduces hunger through sustainable, long-term approaches that lift up those in need. Just … Read more
In June 1980, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank opened its doors in Pittsburgh’s Hill District. The Food Bank came at … Read more
Felix worked in China on ecological design and rural development, and has also worked in Germany with automotive engineering firms. He earned a Master of Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology—where he co-founded the student group Social Justice Cooperative—and a Bachelor of Arts in Mechanical Engineering and Peace and … 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.
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
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
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