Field placement: Dreaming Out Loud (Washington, DC)
Kyle worked with the DC-based, food justice non-profit Dreaming Out Loud to develop evaluation metrics for measuring the food access impact of farmer’s markets in underserved communities. He also worked to develop a micro-enterprise program through market research and collaboration with local partners to better understand the role of cottage food entrepreneurship in DC.
Hunger Free Community Report:
Cottage Food in DC: An Entrepreneur’s Guide/Cottage food en DC: Una guía para los empresarios is a 32-page cottage food entrepreneurship guide that walks potential entrepreneurs through everything needed to plan, start, and expand a cottage food business. Available in both English and Spanish, this guide is meant to lower barriers to entry for potential entrepreneurs regardless of existing business experience.
Policy Placement: Center for Community Change (Washington, DC)
Kyle supported hundreds of grassroots partner organizations in the Fair Immigration Reform Movement through the creation and dissemination of immigration related toolkits, information sheets, and other related materials. He also wrote articles for the Housing Trust Fund Project’s Advocacy Skill share blog which detailed innovative solutions to national housing issues, and created internal project recommendations for advancing anti-gentrification efforts.