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Emerson Fellow

Matthew Newell-Ching

8th Class, 2001-2002

Field Placement:  Hunger Task Force of Milwaukee (Milwaukee, WI)

Matt conducted a statewide assessment of the food pantry infrastructure in the state of Wisconsin.  He also collected county-by-county information about emergency food sites to be used as a mapping tool for local advocates, and co-wrote and directed a hunger outreach video that will be used by local educators and advocates.

Policy Placement:  America’s Second Harvest (Washington, DC)

Matt conducted an assessment of policy-related activities in which member food banks engage. This information was disseminated to Second Harvest staff to develop effective outreach strategies for Second Harvest Affiliates.

Pre-Fellowship Education/Experience:

Matt graduated from Duke University in May of 2001 with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy.