Sustenance Spring 2006

Sustenance, the CHC newsletter, features articles that highlight the work of Emerson and Leland Hunger Fellows’ experiences in the field and during the policy portion of their fellowships. In addition, Sustenance covers CHC staff and partner organizations advocacy efforts and special projects.

Sustenance Fall 2006

Sustenance, the CHC newsletter, features articles that highlight the work of Emerson and Leland Hunger Fellows’ experiences in the field and during the policy portion of their fellowships. In addition, Sustenance covers CHC staff and partner organizations advocacy efforts and special projects.

Annual Report 2006

The Congressional Hunger Center publishes an annual report as a summary of CHC’s yearly activities and to report our fiscal year revenue and expenditures.

Karen Wong

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: Hunger Task Force (Milwaukee, WI) Karen conducted an assessment of a universal school meal (Provision 2) pilot program in its first year at six low-income Milwaukee elementary schools.  Through interviews with students, parents, school officials, … Read more

Amanda Wagner

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: Community Food Bank of Tucson (Tucson, AZ) In collaboration with the Community Food Security Center, local growers, and community groups, Amanda researched the feasibility of a subsidized CSA-share program for seniors living on a limited … Read more

Almas Sayeed

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: FoodChange (New York, NY) Almasco-researched and co-authored a report examining immigrant access to the Federal Food Stamp Program.  The project included a quantitative analysis of the number of eligible and non-participating immigrants living in New … Read more

Samuel Raskin

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: Community Farm Alliance (CFA) (Louisville, KY) Sam worked with Kentucky farmers and West Louisville community leaders to inject justice into the Kentucky food system.  He facilitated a community food assessment in the low-income, African American community of West … Read more

David Pope

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: Massachusetts Law Reform Institute (Boston, MA) David researched and promoted food stamp participation for elderly and disabled populations of Massachusetts.  He performed in-office outreach to advocates and legal service providers and conducted outreach seminars at elderly … Read more

Miles Patrie

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: Farm to Table (Santa Fe, NM) Miles worked with communities to conduct a food gap assessment of rural counties and Native American nations in Northern New Mexico.  This project documented the accessibility of healthy and … Read more

Brett Murphy

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: National Policy and Advocacy Council on Homelessness, Southern Regional Office (New Orleans, LA and Washington, DC) Working in both New Orleans and Houston, TX, Brett conducted interviews with hurricane survivors, evacuees, church leaders, and service … Read more

Rebekah Miller

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: Children’s Alliance (Seattle, WA) Rebekah completed needs assessments in select communities throughout Washington State, identifying barriers to food security and developing community driven strategies to increase access to critical anti-hunger and anti-poverty programs.  She also … Read more