The Welcome Home Coalition envisions a future where everyone has a safe, stable, affordable home and our community takes collective … Read more
Jamila is currently working at the Presbyterian Church (USA), Office of Public Witness. They are helping build leadership capacity amongst grassroots leaders in congregations across seven states to strengthen the movement infrastructures in their respective and local communities. In addition, … Read more
Hailing from Carthage, Mississippi, Erica graduated from Stanford University in 2017 with a degree in earth systems with a concentration in sustainable food and agriculture and a minor in art practice. She is passionate about issues surrounding food systems including sustainability and food justice. While at Stanford, Erica explored these … Read more
Originally from Los Angeles, California, Jamila graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a combined degree in LGBT studies, Latin American studies, and sociology. While at Berkeley, Jamila proudly served as the co-director for Project Pueblo, an organization that aided local communities in the Bennett Freeze region of the … Read more
A Healthy Summer and Beyond dives into the collective story behind Summer EBT for Children and the 48,000 kids it reached in Oregon last summer. Through in-depth stories of participants, this report shares the story that the numbers missed – … Read more
22nd Class, 2015-2016 Field Placement: Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon (Portland, OR) Miru strengthened partnerships with organizations that serve communities of color in Portland. She also co-designed the community engagement plan and contributed to shaping a racial equity lens at PHFO. … Read more
22nd Class, 2015-2016 Field Placement: Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon (Portland, OR) Amy conducted qualitative research on the federal Summer EBT for Children (SEBTC) pilot program. She explored the program’s impact on the lived experiences of participating kids, families, and … Read more
Overcoming Barriers to Access of Federal Food Programs is a report on the utilization of federal food programs and a corresponding set of fact sheets exploring barriers to program access and possible solutions in three Oregon counties.