SNAP Policy Demystified: The Tennessee Advocate’s Guide to SNAP serves as a policy manual for advocates who work with Tennessee SNAP applicants or recipients. The manual aims to streamline the advocacy process by providing advocates with a resource to more quickly identify … Read more
Reclaiming the Cafeteria: An Advocate’s Guide to Understanding the Nashville School Food Environment
Reclaiming the Cafeteria: An Advocate’s Guide to Understanding the Nashville School Food Environment is a resource manual with detailed information on the factors that together shape the school food options within the Metro Nashville Public Schools.
16th Class, 2009-2010 Field Placement: Manna Inc. (Nashville, TN) Sarah worked to build partnerships with organizations serving immigrant and refugee communities to increase participation in the Food Stamp program. She conducted outreach at community events and through live radio shows … Read more
16th Class, 2009-2010 Field Placement: Food Security Partners of Middle Tennessee (Nashville, TN) Jennifer worked in partnership with religious congregations and community stakeholders to advocate for increasing access to full-service grocery stores in Nashville’s three “food desert” areas. She designed … Read more
Tammie is a 2010 graduate of Emory University in Atlanta, with a degree in philosophy and a minor in environmental studies. She participated in the Transforming Community Project, a university dialogue focused on human differences such as race, gender and sexuality. She was also a member of the Ethics and … Read more
A native of Portland, Oregon, Rebecca graduated with honors from the University of Oregon in 2007 with a degree in international studies and political science. After graduating, she served as a William J. Clinton Fellow through the American India Foundation, working with a rural women’s cooperative bank on financial literacy … Read more
The Food Stamp Resource Guide
The Food Stamp Resource Guide equips Tennessee service providers with the knowledge and materials to do effective SNAP outreach in their communities and connects local agencies with one another to facilitate continued sharing of updated information and best practices.
Breaking Bread: Engaging Religiously Diverse Youth in the Nashville Food Justice Movement
Breaking Bread: Engaging Religiously Diverse Youth in the Nashville Food Justice Movement is a resource manual that provides food security organizations with tools and strategies to connect with interfaith communities.
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