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