Tara Kumar

6th Class, 1999-2000 Field Placement: California Emergency Foodlink (Sacramento, CA) Policy Placement: Center for Community Change (Washington, DC)

The Homeless Nutrition Education Toolkit

The Homeless Nutrition Education Toolkit provides homeless service agencies with best practices and lesson plans for nutrition education courses specifically targeted to homeless populations.

Samantha Hodges

18th Class, 2011-2012 Field Placement: Sacramento Housing Alliance (Sacramento, CA) Samantha developed a primer on the Restaurant Meals Program (RMP), a statewide  hot meals option for elderly, disabled and homeless SNAP recipients. Through interviews with RMP clients, county welfare directors, … Read more

Sabrina Hamm

18th Class, 2011-2012 Field Placement: Sacramento Housing Alliance (Sacramento, CA) Sabrina worked to increase access to healthy and nutritious food for people experiencing homelessness. She conducted focus groups to gather data on the nutrition expertise and interests of homeless adults … Read more

Kathleen Bulger

6th Class, 1999-2000 Field Placement: Food Link (Sacramento, CA) Policy Placement: Bread for the World Institute (Washington, DC)  


www.summerlunch.org is a comprehensive website designed to increase participation in the summer lunch program in California.  It provides outreach materials, resources, community profiles of model programs, and audio visual clips featuring programs and kids across the state.

Takhani Kromah

13th Class, 2006-2007 Field Placement: California Association of Food Banks (Sacramento, CA) Takhani developed materials for community based organizations to expand sponsorship of the federal Summer Food Service and After-School Snack Programs.  Takhani collaborated with the California Department of Education, … Read more