Policy Partner

Food Research & Action Center

Washington, D.C.

Website

FRAC is the leading national nonprofit organization working to eradicate poverty-related hunger and undernutrition in the United States. They lead efforts to identify and communicate the connections among poverty, hunger, and obesity among low-income people; conduct research to document the extent of hunger, its impact, and effective solutions; seek stronger federal, state and local public policies that will reduce hunger, undernutrition, and obesity; monitor the implementation of laws and serve as a watchdog of programs; provide coordination, training, technical assistance, and support on nutrition and anti-poverty issues to a nationwide network of advocates, service providers, food banks, program administrators and participants, and policymakers; and conduct public information campaigns to help promote changes in attitude and policies.

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Aisha Amuda
Emerson Fellow
17th Class, 2010-2011

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Alex Boyd
Emerson Fellow
24th Class, 2017-2018

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Alison Goldberg
Emerson Fellow
3rd Class, 1996-1997

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Anne Marie Noll
Emerson Fellow
26th Class, 2019-2020

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Ayanna Williams
Emerson Fellow
15th Class, 2008-2009

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Bi Vuong
Emerson Fellow
10th Class, 2003-2004

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Britney Powell
Zero Hunger Intern
3rd Class, 2020

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Caroline Duffy
Emerson Fellow
7th Class, 2000-2001

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Daniel Burke
Emerson Fellow
16th Class, 2009-2010

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Danielle Witherspoon
Emerson Fellow
8th Class, 2001-2002

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Deondre’ Jones
Emerson Fellow
23rd Class, 2016-2017

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Elizabeth Aloi
Emerson Fellow
8th Class, 2001-2002

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Elizabeth Oquendo
Emerson Fellow
14th Class, 2007-2008

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Emily Johnson
Emerson Fellow
22nd Class, 2015-2016

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Emily Springston
Emerson Fellow
3rd Class, 1996-1997

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Ezell Battle
Emerson Fellow
2nd Class, 1995-1996

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Fatima Carson
Emerson Fellow
14th Class, 2007-2008

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Gemma Donofrio
Emerson Fellow
19th Class, 2012-2013

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H Kapp-Klote
Emerson Fellow
20th Class, 2013-2014

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Hannah Emple
Emerson Fellow
17th Class, 2010-2011

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Heather Axford
Emerson Fellow
10th Class, 2003-2004

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Imani Marshall
Emerson Fellow
23rd Class, 2016-2017

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Jane Schmitz
Emerson Fellow
4th Class, 1997-1998

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Julie Venci
Emerson Fellow
7th Class, 2000-2001

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Justin Weinstein-Tull
Emerson Fellow
9th Class, 2002-2003

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Kristina Benjamin
Zero Hunger Intern
2nd Class, 2019

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Lakeisha Perkins
Emerson Fellow
25th Class, 2018-2019

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Larisa Bowman
Emerson Fellow
12th Class, 2005-2006

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Laura Harker
Emerson Fellow
19th Class, 2012-2013

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Lexie Holden
Emerson Fellow
27th Class, 2020-2021

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Lisa Moore
Emerson Fellow
1st Class, 1994-1995

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Madina Agénor
Emerson Fellow
12th Class, 2005-2006

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Mark Kennedy
Emerson Fellow
1st Class, 1994-1995

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Meg Buckley
Emerson Fellow
24th Class, 2017-2018

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Melanie Meisenheimer
Emerson Fellow
21st Class, 2014-2015

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Meredith Rubin
Emerson Fellow
7th Class, 2000-2001

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Methany Eltigani
Emerson Fellow
26th Class, 2019-2020

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Nancy Chang
Emerson Fellow
27th Class, 2020-2021

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Nick Battles
Zero Hunger Intern
4th Class, 2021

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Nick Maryns
Emerson Fellow
13th Class, 2006-2007

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Robert Campbell
Emerson Fellow
9th Class, 2002-2003

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Roxana Rodriguez
Emerson Fellow
25th Class, 2018-2019

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Sabrina Hamm
Emerson Fellow
18th Class, 2011-2012

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Shannon Maynard
Emerson Fellow
4th Class, 1997-1998

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Shari Mendler
Emerson Fellow
6th Class, 1999-2000

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Shawn Powers
Emerson Fellow
11th Class, 2004-2005

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Shireen Cama
Emerson Fellow
11th Class, 2004-2005

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Shonul Agarwal
Emerson Fellow
6th Class, 1999-2000

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Srinidhi Vijaykumar
Emerson Fellow
13th Class, 2006-2007

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Thomas Furstenberg-Carroll
Emerson Fellow
18th Class, 2011-2012

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Tina Tran
Emerson Fellow
21st Class, 2014-2015

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Veronica Conti
Emerson Fellow
15th Class, 2008-2009