Callen Lowell

Originally from Portland, Maine, Callen graduated from Columbia University in 2015 with a degree in political science and American studies. Callen has organized around issues of economic justice with ACLU, Lambda Legal, and Queers for Economic Justice. Callen served as a Victory Congressional Intern in Congressman Mike Michaud’s Office. At … Read more

Andy Kim

Andy grew up in Athens, Georgia, and graduated from Emory University with a degree in anthropology. He conducted field research in the Central Plateau of Haiti, studied the relationship between food insecurity and mental health, and helped develop a community garden in the Bankhead neighborhood of Atlanta. An advocate for … 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

Born in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and raised in San Jose, California, Thoa graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 2015 with a dual degree in political economy and social welfare. Thoa engaged in outreach with Working Partnership, a workers’ rights organization in the Bay Area, and served … 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

Dani grew up in Cheney, Washington and graduated from the University of Washington in 2015 with a B.A. in community, environment and planning with honors. As the Advocacy and Communications Assistant with the Washington Food Coalition, Dani worked on an advocacy campaign to support state funding for food banks and … Read more

Wes Gaddie

Wes grew up in Corpus Christi, Texas and received degrees in professional writing and museum studies from Baylor University. After graduating, he served as an AmeriCorps VISTA with the New York City Coalition Against Hunger and the Texas Hunger Initiative in Lubbock, Texas. As a VISTA, he facilitated a photography … Read more

Ashley Blackwell

Ashley Blackwell graduated from the University of Virginia in 2015 with a degree in urban and environmental planning. At UVA, she founded an organization dedicated to creating a comprehensive support structure for low-income students. She also worked as a research assistant on education reform issues, developed a high school social … Read more