Rosa Rada

Rosa grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, and graduated from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) with a self-designed interdisciplinary degree in Food Systems Policy. As an undergraduate, Rosa served as an Americorps volunteer at the International Rescue Committee, where she worked to increase food access for refugee communities in … Read more

Valery Martinez

Valery was born and raised in San Jose, CA, and graduated from Cornell University with a bachelor’s degree in human development and a minor in nutrition. Valery dedicated her summers to serving low-income and racially/ethnically diverse communities in her hometown while being an advocate for social justice issues at school. … Read more

Thank you to the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation for providing support to the 24th Class of Emerson National Hunger Fellows’ work on child food insecurity.

A Guide to Farm to Preschool in Home-Based Child Care Sites

A Guide to Farm to Preschool in Home-Based Child Care Sites is a guide for Lemon Grove childcare providers and nutrition educators that includes best practices and a toolkit for how to implement Farm to preschool in home-based childcare sites.

Julianna Lord

Julianna is from Yarmouth, Maine and graduated from Mount Holyoke College with a degree in economics and a minor in development studies. She was a Community Based Learning Fellow at Gardening the Community, a grassroots food justice organization, and worked on the implementation and evaluation of their community supported agriculture … Read more

Yuqi Wang

Born in Beijing, China and raised in Illinois, Yuqi graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 2013 with degrees in Chinese and economics, and a minor in public health. Yuqi has worked with grassroots organizations in Illinois, California and Missouri on public health and poverty issues; she advocated for … Read more

San Diego Hunger Coalition

San Diego Hunger Coalition leads coordinated action to end hunger in San Diego County supported by research, education, and advocacy.