[Video] Child Nutrition Programs: Massachusetts and Beyond

“Child Nutrition Programs: Massachusetts and Beyond” was presented by Bill Emerson Hunger Fellow Blake Turpin as part of the briefing “A Snapshot of Hunger in America” on February 17, 2022. Blake was placed with Project Bread in Boston, Massachusetts, from … Read more

Tenzin Dhakong

Tenzin Dhakong is a 1.5 generation immigrant from Minnesota. She graduated with distinction and Phi Beta Kappa honors from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (UMN). At the UMN, Tenzin was involved in a number of public service-centered programs such as the Public Policy and International Affairs Program, the Urban Scholars … Read more

Tazkia Shah

Taz Shah is a first-generation Kashmiri-American who graduated from the Johns Hopkins University in 2019 with a B.A. in Public Health Studies, where she researched and delivered community-based nutrition and health education in food-insecure and housing-insecure populations. After graduating, she worked as a policy consultant to the Sacramento County government, … Read more

Sofia Charlot

Sofia is a first-generation Haitian-American from Miami, Florida. She studied Anthropology & Human Biology and African American Studies at Emory University, where she was a member of the Lambda Alpha National Anthropology Honor Society, Residence Life, the Black Student Alliance, and the Emory Scholar’s Program. Now, Sofia is a co-coordinator, … Read more

Robert Economou

Robbie grew up in New Rochelle, New York, and graduated from SUNY Geneseo with a degree in Sociology. While attending SUNY Geneseo Robbie served as co-chair of a student activist group called Food Security Advocates, where he educated fellow students about hunger on college campuses, created a food pantry delivery … Read more

Paige Clay

Originally from Denver, Colorado, Paige Clay recently graduated with a B.A. in political science (concentration in U.S national politics) and Africana studies from the College of Wooster. Paige has always been interested in social justice and racial equity work, but her combined personal experiences with hunger and the Supplemental Nutrition … Read more