“Catalyzing Change at the Houston Food Bank”

Analicia Bañales and Heather Street of the 26th Class of Emerson National Hunger Fellows presents “Catalyzing Change at the Houston Food Bank” at the Rayburn House Office Building on Friday, 2/28/2020. Analicia and Heather completed their field work with Houston … Read more

The Family Garden Demonstration Project Evaluation

The Family Garden Demonstration Project Evaluation is an assessment of the fall demonstration garden project which highlights the strengths, challenges, best practices and potential future directions of the project.

Texas Hunger Initiative

The Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty (formerly the Texas Hunger Initiative) uses expertise and resources to address systemic problems … Read more

Wendy Ortiz

21st Class, 2014-2015 Field Placement: Texas Hunger Initiative (Dallas, TX) Wendy authored a report on the outcomes of the Family Garden Demonstration Project, which assessed the use of GardenSoxx gardens to improve food insecurity and promote congregational cohesion. As a community … Read more

Julia Kortrey

21st Class, 2014-2015 Field Placement: Texas Hunger Initiative (Dallas, TX) Julia worked to increase the participation and impact of the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) in the Dallas region by increasing the capacity of a Summer Meals sponsor coalition. She conducted interviews … Read more

Elizabeth Clasen

7th Class, 2000-2001 Field Placement: South Plains Food Bank (Lubbock, TX) Policy Placement: Rural Coalition (Washington, DC)  

Carroll Lane Parsons

7th Class, 2000-2001 Field Placement: South Plains Food Bank (Lubbock, TX) Policy Placement: Volunteers of America (Washington, DC)  

Jana Rumminger

6th Class, 1999-2000 Field Placement: South Plains Food Bank (Lubbock, TX) Policy Placement: Poverty and Race Research Action Council (Washington, DC)  

Carrie Kilman

6th Class, 1999-2000 Field Placement: South Plains Food Bank (Lubbock, TX) Policy Placement: Coalition on Human Needs (Washington, DC)

Andrew Toebben

5th Class, 1998-1999 Field Placement: South Plains Food Bank (Lubbock, TX) Policy Placement: Urban Institute (Washington, DC)