Ebony Walden

Ebony is a 2002 graduate of Georgetown University, where she majored in Marketing and Management. Most of her employment experiences have been working with inner city youth on advocacy, community service, and community building.

Rebekah Park

Rebekah graduated cum laude and with honors from Northwestern University in 2002, where she received the Jane S. Mansbridge Scholar Activist Award by the NU Women Faculty for her leadership in activist organizations and academic research grants.  Rebekah worked extensively on intersecting issues related to drug users, HIV/AIDS, and women.  … Read more

Yesenia Garcia

Yesenia is originally from Miami, Florida, and graduated from Boston College with a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and a minor in History.  She is particularly interested in Latin American issues, such as the School of the Americas, FTAA, and immigration.  She served on the Undergraduate Government at Boston … Read more

Rebekah Miller

Rebekah is a 2005 graduate of Rhodes College with a double major in political science and religious studies.  At Rhodes, she served in elected positions, built houses in Mexico, assisted low-income workers with legal advice, worked in the student-run soup kitchen, and wrote two senior theses on poverty-related issues.  Rebekah … Read more

Matthew King

Matthew is from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and graduated from the University of California at Santa Cruz with a degree in Religious Studies.  In Milwaukee, he volunteered with anti-hunger organizations and as a tutor/mentor for urban youth.  As a full-time student athlete in California, he organized campus food drives and continued his … Read more

Hometown Hunger

Hometown Hunger contains three Washington State community needs assessments that highlight some of the challenges facing low-income populations and service providers in those areas.  The reports include data analysis of community demographics and food and nutrition programs, findings from interviews … Read more

The Grocery Gap Project: Race, Hunger and Food Access

The Grocery Gap Project: Race, Hunger and Food Access reports examines the relationship between race, poverty, and food access in Seattle.  Using the USDA’s Thrifty Food Plan, the study identifies the availability and cost of healthy foods in Seattle’s Rainier … Read more

Nick Maryns

A lifelong resident of Minnesota, Nick graduated summa cum laude from St. Olaf College in 2004 with a degree in Mathematics.  In college, Nick built houses in New Orleans with Habitat for Humanity, studied abroad in Hungary, and authored three research papers on various mathematical topics.  Nick worked for two … Read more