13th Class, 2006-2007 Field Placement: Hunger Task Force (Milwaukee, WI) Amrit conducted an exploratory assessment of school breakfast programming and barriers to participation at the secondary school level in the Milwaukee Public School District. Through various field research methods, Amrit … Read more
13th Class, 2006-2007 Field Placement: Hunger Task Force (Milwaukee, WI) Megan conducted a preliminary evaluation of Universal Free Breakfast (UFB) served in the classroom, a new meal program offered in 61 Milwaukee Public Schools. Megan interviewed principals and surveyed teachers, food … Read more
15th Class, 2008-2009 Field Placement: Hunger Task Force (Milwaukee, WI) Christine conducted research on “plate waste” in Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) to evaluate student eating habits during Universal Free Breakfast-in-the-Classroom. She also compiled qualitative data from school communities to assess … Read more
15th Class, 2008-2009 Field Placement: Hunger Task Force (Milwaukee, WI) Ayanna worked to make SNAP/food stamp benefits more accessible to low-income residents of Milwaukee County. She conducted research and identified best practices for improving the speed and quality of the … Read more
16th Class, 2009-2010 Field Placement: Hunger Task Force (Milwaukee, WI) Donna evaluated the impact of the School Supper program in the Milwaukee Public School District’s after-school programs. She collected information from staff, children, and parents, examined the structure of the … Read more
An Assessment of Plate Waste within Milwaukee Public Schools’ Universal Free Breakfast-in-the-Classroom evaluates student consumption trends and offers recommendations for improving and expanding the program.
16th Class, 2009-2010 Field Placement: Hunger Task Force (Milwaukee, WI) Tasha Askew developed a bilingual study of the impact of the economic downturn on food pantry and community kitchen clients. She collected data on household demographics, food insecurity, participation in federal … Read more
An Assessment of the Child & Adult Care Food Program After-School Supper in Milwaukee Public Schools examines the impact of the supper meal on students, families, and staff during after-school hours and describes alternative school supper models used in other … Read more
In Perspective: An Assessment of Milwaukee County Food Pantry Clients is a comprehensive report describing the impact of the economic downturn on the eating habits of more than 500 Milwaukee County residents and is available at www.hungertaskforce.org.