Zero Hunger Academy

Looking for a way to share the Hunger Center’s decades of expertise on food security and leadership development with your network? Through Zero Hunger Academy, a new online platform, you can do just that.

Since 2019


Zero Hunger Academy is an online platform to train
new advocates for effective anti-hunger response.

Zero Hunger Academy hosts our entry-level course on domestic hunger, which is adapted from our food security and leadership curriculum for the Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship Program. It is intended for individuals, universities, student groups, boards of directors, faith groups, nonprofit organizations, and other networks who want to develop anti-hunger knowledge and advocacy skills.

Through this series of learning modules, participants increase their understanding of the scale of domestic hunger, the root causes of hunger and poverty, and evidence-based policy solutions that reduce hunger. Participants also access resources to help them advocate local, state, and federal policies that prevent and reduce food insecurity.

The course is self-paced, with each level taking roughly 2-3 hours to complete. Upon completion of all modules, participants receive a certificate from the Congressional Hunger Center, and are prepared with a baseline of information to become better anti-hunger advocates in their communities.

our entry-level Course


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For Learners

Enroll in Zero Hunger Academy as an individual today to expand your content knowledge and leadership skills.

For Networks

Is your network or university interested in sharing this course with a group? We can help you customize the course to meet your needs.

For Advocates

Have an idea for a new course or topic to feature on Zero Hunger Academy? Send us a messge, and let's see what we can co-create together.

Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation

This initiative is made possible with the generous support of the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation.