Caitlin Lowell

22nd Class, 2015-2016 Field Placement: 9to5 Colorado (Denver, CO) Caitlin engaged new members and supported the community leadership within 9to5’s campaigns as members shared their stories, gave speeches, and wrote blog posts on issues including renters’ rights, labor rights for … Read more

Andy Kim

22nd Class, 2015-2016 Field Placement: Hunger Free Colorado (Denver, CO) Andy conducted a community needs assessment in the La Alma-Lincoln Park neighborhood, which identified the factors influencing the availability of and access to food, coping strategies for hunger, and proposed … Read more

Emily Johnson

Emily is from Victorville, California and graduated summa cum laude from Hastings College with degrees in political science and peace, justice and social change. After college, Emily served as a Bennett Fellow in Nashville where she lived in intentional community with social justice leaders and worked at Community Food Advocates, … Read more

Daron Holman

Daron is from Fayetteville, North Carolina and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in mathematics. Daron was a part of the inaugural class of UNC Bonner Leaders, a program that supports intensive undergraduate community service and social justice activities. As a Bonner Leader, … Read more

Thoa Hoang

22nd Class, 2015-2016 Field Placement: The Good Samaritan Center (Jackson, MS) Thoa worked to strengthen the Hunger-Free Jackson Coalition by establishing thirty-six new relationships with faith-based organizations, non-profits, and businesses to address hunger and the limited access to healthy food … Read more

Martell Hesketh

Raised in Blaine, Washington, Martell attended Stanford University where she earned a degree in human biology and gained a passion for community health. She has led program evaluations of Senior Produce Markets, assisted in the implementation of a promotores de salud program as a Community Health Advocacy Fellow, and conducted … Read more

Dani Gilmour

22nd Class, 2015-2016 Field Placement: Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona (Tucson, AZ) Dani developed a capacity assessment to identify infrastructure and programmatic assets and needs of the anti-hunger programs that partner with the food bank. Dani then developed a … Read more

Wes Gaddie

22nd Class, 2015-2016 Field Placement: Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank (Pittsburgh, PA) Wes created a statewide advocacy website that centralizes Pennsylvania’s anti-hunger resources, including up-to-date statistics on food insecurity and safety net programs, as well as locations where individuals can … Read more

Ashley Blackwell

22nd Class, 2015-2016 Field Placement: Access Living of Metropolitan Chicago (Chicago, IL) Ashley collaborated with an advocacy group led by women with disabilities, Empowered Fe Fes, to create a film illuminating the existing support structure for women with disabilities to … Read more