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Emerson Fellow

Ebony Walden

9th Class, 2002-2003

Field Placement:  Children’s Alliance (Seattle,WA)

Ebony coordinated outreach to increase community participation in federal food programs and supported the creation of regional coalitions of emergency food providers, nutrition program representatives, and outreach workers.  She also conducted research on food stamp education in the US, helped analyze the effectiveness of Food Stamp education in Washington, created a child nutrition program brochure and researched hunger and obesity inWashington.

Hunger Free Community Report:

“Become an Anti-Hunger Advocate,” a briefing on Hunger in Washington and an Advocacy Training Guide that: a) presents readers with key facts on issues, programs, and policies needed for an understanding of hunger in Washington, and b) teaches key skills and strategies needed to become an effective anti-hunger advocate.

Policy Placement: Community Action Partnership (Washington, DC)

Ebony assisted with the development of CAP’s national youth development initiative by researching the youth programs of community action agencies nationwide and writing case studies on creative and successful programs and results.

Pre-Fellowship Education/Experience:

Ebony is a 2002 graduate of Georgetown University, where she majored in Marketing and Management. Most of her employment experiences have been working with inner city youth on advocacy, community service, and community building.