The Community Eligibility Provision: Fueling the Future of Healthy Kids in King County is a comprehensive guide to understanding the barriers, dispelling the misconceptions, and utilizing best practices for successful CEP implementation in the county. The report also includes recommendations for … Read more
Food is Medicine: Understanding how Nutritious Food can Impact an Individual’s Health evaluates Lifelong’s home delivered meals program and provides recommendations for improvement.
Nutrition Hubs: Building Hunger- Free Schools in King County is a guide for increasing students’ access to school meals that outlines a method of collaboration between AmeriCorps members, community organizations, school districts, and private funders.
Emily is from Victorville, California and graduated summa cum laude from Hastings College with degrees in political science and peace, justice and social change. After college, Emily served as a Bennett Fellow in Nashville where she lived in intentional community with social justice leaders and worked at Community Food Advocates, … Read more
Daron is from Fayetteville, North Carolina and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in mathematics. Daron was a part of the inaugural class of UNC Bonner Leaders, a program that supports intensive undergraduate community service and social justice activities. As a Bonner Leader, … Read more
Originally from Denver, Colorado, Tade graduated from Northwestern University in 2014 with a degree in social policy. She organized a student-run conference for international students to develop and implement successful social change projects in their communities. She also led a global health advocacy student-run nonprofit organization and wrote several policy … Read more
Originally from Sharon, Massachusetts, Rachel graduated from the University of Vermont with a degree in anthropology. At UVM, she interned at a transitional living program for domestic violence survivors, helped evaluate clients’ needs around food insecurity, and wrote an undergraduate thesis on the role of food for survivors of domestic … Read more
A Call to the Table: Ending Summer Hunger in Washington highlights five opportunities for growth in the summer meals program and profiles high-need counties that can benefit from strategic partnerships and resource mobilization. These profiles demonstrate the need for summer … Read more
Collective Impact: Improving Collaborations to End Child Hunger in King County, WA introduces and contextualizes the Collective Impact model for anti-hunger partners’ work in King County. The report functions as a foundation which anti-hunger partners can use to begin to … Read more
Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, Sydney graduated in 2012 from the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in public health and a minor in public policy. Sydney was an active leader in multicultural coalitions on campus where she focused on improving recruitment and retention efforts for underrepresented … Read more
Originally from Houston, Texas, Albert graduated from Saint Louis University in 2011 with degrees in economics and environmental studies. As a student, he worked on subsistence farms in the Philippines and researched the implementation of countrywide organic farming initiatives with the Philippine Rural Reconstruction Movement. After graduating, Albert interned at … Read more