Outreach and Application Assistance: Case Studies of California SNAP Outreach Trainings is a compilation of best practices in community-based SNAP outreach training methods from across California.
Microfinance to Improve Child Health: The feasibility of peer-group microlending to create a healthy, hunger-free community assesses the feasibility of peer-group microlending initiatives for women who receive public benefits in Philadelphia.
Food Insecurity Among Children Ages 0-3 in Baltimore City: Barriers to Access and Initiatives for Change explores barriers to food security for low-income families with young children face and provides recommendations for addressing those barriers locally.
Tasteful Change: Lessons in Healthier Vending from U.S. Cities is a resource guide for the Chicago Park District as it begins the implementation of its healthier vending machine program.
Food Insecurity Among Children: A Look at Prevalence, Programming, and Initiatives in Baltimore, gathers quantitative food insecurity data and the input of service providers.
Just Out of Reach: Our Unequal Access to Healthy Food documents food accessibility and food justice initiatives in Boston.
Boston Farmers’ Market Incentive Programs: Increasing Access to Fresh and Local Produce evaluates the effectiveness and impact of coupons as incentives for seniors and low-income shoppers at farmers’ markets.
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.
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
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
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
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