8th Class, 2001-2002
Field Placement: The Ohio Association of Second Harvest Foodbanks (Columbus, OH)
Kate documented and promoted two innovative anti-hunger programs, the Ohio Food Program and the Ohio Agricultural Surplus Production Alliance. Each program makes connections between anti-hunger efforts, corporations, agriculture, and the larger community, and will be replicated to increase food security systems in communities across the nation.
Policy Placement: Share Our Strength (Washington, DC)
Kate developed anti-hunger education materials designed to empower the network of citizens, chefs, and corporations working with Share Our Strength to create self-sustaining social action by building community wealth.
Kate earned both a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and a Bachelor of Science in Sociology from Nebraska Wesleyan University.