Fernando Gaxiola

Fernando Gaxiola is originally from Mexico City, but has been living in the DMV on and off for most of his life. He studies Communication and Social Influence, as well as Community Development at Temple University in Philadelphia. He is the president of Temple’s Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) chapter … Read more

James Ziegeweid

James Ziegeweid is a native of Arcadia, Wisconsin, and attends Minnesota State University, Mankato in Mankato, Minnesota, studying Business Management with minors in Spanish, Political Science, and Agriculture and Food Innovation. While studying at MNSU, James has been a member of the Maverick Cross Country and Track and Field teams, … Read more

Deborah Nans

“My name is Deborah Nans and I am a graduating senior at The University of Texas at Austin. My personal experience with the absence of accountability and health resource management planted the initial seeds of interest in medicine. This interest has been nurtured into a full-fledged pursuit for knowledge and … Read more

Cristina Castillo

Cristina Castillo is from Biglerville, Pennsylvania, and attends Gettysburg College where she studies Health Sciences. Her advocacy focuses on aiding those experiencing homelessness and poverty. She has volunteered for D.C Central Kitchen, The Patricia Handy Shelter, and Gettysburg College’s Campus Kitchen. She has also has volunteered for her local emergency … Read more

London DeJarnette

London DeJarnette is from Oberlin, Ohio, and attends Allegheny College where they study Environmental Science and Sustainability and Community and Justice Studies. At Allegheny, London serves as a Bonner Scholar where they engage with food justice work at the Meadville Markethouse. At the Markethouse, London works with SNAP and WIC … Read more

Indya Woodfolk

Indya Woodfolk is from Upper Marlboro, Maryland, and a recent graduate at the University of Richmond. There Indya double majored in environments studies and anthropology. Indya was the president of GreenUR, a Bonner scholar, and cheerleader. Indya’s focus has been environmental justice including hunger based issues such as food deserts. … Read more