McAuliffe Elementary: Breakfast in the Classroom

McAuliffe Elementary: Breakfast in the Classroom is a video documentary of McAuliffe Elementary School’s implementation of the Chicago Public Schools’ pilot program for universal breakfast in the classroom.  The film captures the experiences and thoughts of teachers, parents, administrators, and … Read more

After the Storms: Turning the Spotlight on Senior Hunger

After the Storms: Turning the Spotlight on Senior Hunger explores the unique post-hurricane barriers to food security that seniors face, and provides empirically driven estimates of the number of seniors living in poverty throughout New Orleans and the surrounding region.

Elizabeth Oquendo

14th Class, 2007-2008 Field Placement: Logan Square Neighborhood Association (Chicago, IL) Elizabeth worked with the Logan Square Neighborhood Association to create a wellness council at a local elementary school bringing together parents, community members, and school staff to talk about student … Read more