Nourishing Communities

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

Katie Waeldner

Duke University | Cultural Anthropology

With National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International, Katie will help the resilience team document key project accomplishments and will join the advocacy and communications team to advocate cooperative priorities.

Jacquelyn Sullivan

Guilford College | Political Science

Working at National Farm to School Network, Jacquelyn will support the launch of a campaign for a federal local food purchasing initiative and support NFSN’s advocacy efforts.

Chido Shamuyarira

Cottey College | International Business & International Relations

With the Congressional Hunger Center, Chido will work 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.

Gabriella Parker

University of Tennessee | Political Science & Africana Studies

Working with Oxfam America, Gabriella will support research related to Oxfam’s agriculture and food security policy and work with the government affairs team to represent key priorities for the food systems team.

Madeline McGarry

Iowa State University | Agricultural Communications & International Agriculture

With World Food Program USA, Madeline will support the public policy team’s communication projects focused on U.S. government food security programs.

Kendyl Lewis

Georgia College & State University | Psychology & Economics

With Bread for the World, Kendyl will work with the government relations and organizing departments to mobilize Bread’s grassroots network on their annual campaign priorities, including Bread’s global nutrition campaign.

Alicia Lee

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill | Public Policy

With Congressional Hunger Center, Alicia will support the development team by researching grant opportunities, developing relationships with new donors, and supporting the Hunger Center’s Hunger Leadership Awards.

Sam Kim

Davidson College | Political Science & Philosophy

With the Alliance to End Hunger, Sam will support the youth advocacy initiative which provides education and tools to allow youth to go deeper than service and engage in advocacy against hunger.

Josie Johnson

Texas Christian University | Nutrition

With Food Recovery Network, Josie will develop a student advocacy guide to help fight student food insecurity.

Maria Garcia

University of North Carolina at Charlotte | French, German, & International Studies

With International Food Policy Research Institute, Maria will support the media team as they produce and disseminate materials that communicate research on critical development issues.