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

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Alex Boyd
Emerson Fellow
24th Class, 2017-2018

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Alison Goldberg
Emerson Fellow

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

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Ayanna Williams
Emerson Fellow

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Bi Vuong
Emerson Fellow

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Britney Powell
Zero Hunger Internship
3rd Class, 2020

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Caroline Duffy
Emerson Fellow

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Daniel Burke
Emerson Fellow

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Danielle Witherspoon
Emerson Fellow

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

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Elizabeth Aloi
Emerson Fellow

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Elizabeth Oquendo
Emerson Fellow

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Emily Johnson
Emerson Fellow
22nd Class, 2015-2016

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Ezell Battle
Emerson Fellow

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Fatima Carson
Emerson Fellow

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Gemma Donofrio
Emerson Fellow

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H Kapp-Klote
Emerson Fellow

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Hannah Emple
Emerson Fellow

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Heather Axford
Emerson Fellow

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Imani Marshall
Emerson Fellow
23rd Class, 2016-2017

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Jane Schmitz
Emerson Fellow

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Julie Venci
Emerson Fellow

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Justin Weinstein-Tull
Emerson Fellow

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Kristina Benjamin
Zero Hunger Internship
2nd Class, 2019

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Lakeisha Perkins
Emerson Fellow
25th Class, 2018-2019

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Larisa Bowman
Emerson Fellow

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Laura Harker
Emerson Fellow

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Lisa Moore
Emerson Fellow

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Madina Agénor
Emerson Fellow

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Mark Kennedy
Emerson Fellow

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Meg Buckley
Emerson Fellow
24th Class, 2017-2018

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Melanie Meisenheimer
Emerson Fellow

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Meredith Rubin
Emerson Fellow

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Methany Eltigani
Emerson Fellow
26th Class, 2019-2020

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Nick Maryns
Emerson Fellow

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Robert Campbell
Emerson Fellow

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Roxana Rodriguez
Emerson Fellow
25th Class, 2018-2019

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Sabrina Hamm
Emerson Fellow

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Shannon Maynard
Staff Member
Executive Director

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Shari Mendler
Emerson Fellow

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Shawn Powers
Emerson Fellow

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Shireen Cama
Emerson Fellow

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Srinidhi Vijaykumar
Emerson Fellow

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Thomas Furstenberg-Carroll
Emerson Fellow

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Tina Tran
Emerson Fellow

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Veronica Conti
Emerson Fellow