Guatemala Country Policy Study

In March 2009, the Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellows traveled to Guatemala for a Country Policy Study (CPS) to learn firsthand from Guatemalan government officials and policymakers, UN agencies, and non-governmental organizations about food security and prospects for development.

Sustenance Summer 2009

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 2009

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 2009

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.

Mark Stovell

15th Class, 2008-2009 Field Placement: Vermont Campaign to End Childhood Hunger (Burlington, VT) Mark interviewed local sponsors of the summer food program about their best practices to help increase participation in ruralVermont. He also conducted a price assessment of the … Read more

Christine Tran

A native Californian, Christine graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a Bachelor’s degree in English and Asian American Studies in 2004 and a Master of Education in 2006.  She completed her Master’s Inquiry on students’ stigmatization of the school meal program and taught high school English, journalism, … Read more

Stephany Whitaker

Originally from Richmond, Kentucky, Stephany is a 2008 graduate of Berea College where she obtained a degree in biology.  She led the annual Hunger Hurts Food Drive for the local food bank and helped launch Hunger and Homelessness week. Stephany also served as a Bonner Scholar and was the student … Read more

Ayanna Williams

15th Class, 2008-2009 Field Placement: Hunger Task Force (Milwaukee, WI) Ayanna worked to make SNAP/food stamp benefits more accessible to low-income residents of Milwaukee County.  She conducted research and identified best practices for improving the speed and quality of the … Read more