Solving for food insecurity demands innovative, place-based strategies. This white paper builds the case for investing in local food systems to combat food insecurity and hunger. The paper provides a brief overview of food insecurity in the United States, details … Read more
Duke University | Cultural Anthropology
Internship Placement: NCBA CLUSA Katie helped the resilience team document key project accomplishments and joined the advocacy and communications team to advocate cooperative priorities.
Jacquelyn Sullivan (she/her) is a North Carolina resident and a recent graduate of Guilford College where she studied Political Science and Community Studies. She has spent the past few years learning and growing in her passion for food justice, and has worked particularly with communities experiencing food insecurity and homelessness … Read more
Jacquelyn was a 2nd Class Zero Hunger Intern in 2019. Internship Placement: National Farm to School Network Jacquelyn supported the launch of a campaign for a federal local food purchasing initiative and supported NFSN’s advocacy efforts.
Cottey College | International Business & International Relations
Internship Placement: Congressional Hunger Center Chido worked with the Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellowship program team by supporting the daily function of the program, analyzing program surveys and participant feedback, and developing a comprehensive program calendar.
University of Tennessee | Political Science & Africana Studies
Internship Placement: Oxfam America Gabriella supported research related to Oxfam’s agriculture and food security policy and worked with the government affairs team to represent key priorities for the food systems team.
Iowa State University | Agricultural Communications & International Agriculture
Internship Placement: World Food Program USA Madeline supported the public policy team’s communication projects focused on U.S. government food security programs.
Georgia College & State University | Psychology & Economics
Internship Placement: Bread for the World Kendyl worked with the government relations and organizing departments to mobilize Bread’s grassroots network on their annual campaign priorities, including Bread’s global nutrition campaign.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill | Public Policy
Internship Placement: Congressional Hunger Center Alicia supported the development team by researching grant opportunities, developing relationships with new donors, and supporting the Hunger Center’s Hunger Leadership Awards.
Davidson College | Political Science & Philosophy
Internship Placement: Alliance to End Hunger Sam supported the youth advocacy initiative which provides education and tools to allow youth to go deeper than service and engage in advocacy against hunger.
Texas Christian University | Nutrition
Internship Placement: Food Recovery Network Josie developed a student advocacy guide to help fight student food insecurity.
University of North Carolina at Charlotte | French, German, & International Studies
Internship Placement: International Food Policy Research Institute Maria supported the media team as they produced and disseminated materials that communicated research on critical development issues.