Sustenance Winter 2011

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.

Lindsey Walker

17th Class, 2010-2011 Field Placement: Mississippi Food Network (Jackson, MS) Lindsey researched barriers to SNAP participation in underserved Mississippi counties. She conducted surveys and interviews with low-income individuals and service providers and shaped the direction and focus of the Food Network’s … Read more

Rebecca Van Maren

17th Class, 2010-2011 Field Placement: Food Lifeline (Seattle, WA) Rebecca researched best practices in providing summer meals and after school snacks/dinners from around the state of Washington as well as the nation. She also accessed Food Lifeline’s operations and developed … Read more

Kate Taylor

17th Class, 2010-2011 Field Placement: Main Street Project (Minneapolis, MN) Kate created a guide documenting the new approach to sustainable and inclusive farming developed by the Rural Enterprise Center in Northfield, MN. She interviewed participants and other community members in … Read more

Brian Stone

17th Class, 2010-2011 Field Placement: Philadelphia GROW Project/ Witnesses to Hunger (Philadelphia, PA) Brian worked with community leaders to develop a survival guide for low-income Philadelphia residents that helped make housing resources and government services more accessible and transparent.  He … Read more