Rachel Nagin

Rachel grew up in Cleveland, Ohio and graduated from Wellesley College in 2012 with a degree in peace and justice studies. Her studies focused on urban farming and community development, particularly for marginalized communities. At Wellesley, she served on the Multicultural President’s Council to increase the power of marginalized students … Read more

Elaine Albertson

Elaine grew up in Woodinville, Washington, and graduated from Stanford University in 2012 with B.S. and M.S. degrees in interdisciplinary earth systems science. As an undergraduate she did national-level public opinion research with the Political Psychology Research Group, and through various projects helped map local food systems in both Hawaii … Read more

Resources & Reality: Food Security in Pima County

Resources & Reality: Food Security in Pima County is a complete website exploring the diverse and unique array of food security resources in the Tucson area, including local agriculture,  gardening, community resources, faith-based communities, federal and local food programs, food … Read more

Children and Their Food Practices

Children and Their Food Practices illustrates the influence that school meals and family eating practices have on Tucson children’s food security, overall health and well being.

Bridget Murphy

Bridget graduated from Duke University in May 2002 with a self-designed curriculum in Race and Ethnic Relations and Social Policy.  She spearheaded several campus projects to promote socially conscious career choices and cultivated an interest in immigration issues, especially those pertaining to farm workers.  She also studied race relations at … Read more

Elizabeth Whelan

Elizabeth studied Poetry Writing and Religion at the University of Virginia. The summer after her first year of college, she returned to Zambia (where her family had lived for five years) to volunteer at an orphanage while compiling a photo-essay. Upon her return, she created a website to raise funds … Read more

Kim Bailey

Kim is a graduate of University of Oregon with a degree in Planning, Public Policy and Management. Committed to creating partnerships between people and organizations, she worked closely with the University of Oregon Community Outreach Partnership Center and local community agencies throughout her time at the university.

Chandra Kring

Chandra earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from The Evergreen State College with a focus in community studies and public policy.  She produced a documentary, “Homeless in Olympia,” that portrayed a group of homeless individuals’ fight against targeted ordinances.  She is also an active member of the Welfare Rights Organizing … Read more