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Field Work Presentations for the 25th Class of Emerson Hunger Fellows

  • 2043 Rayburn House Office Building (map)

Federal Child Nutrition Programs

  • Child Nutrition: Programs, Problems, and Possibilities
    Courtney Colwell, Boston, Massachusetts
    10:00 am - 10:15 am

College Hunger and Poverty

  • Forming Partnerships Between Community Pantries and Campus Pantries to Ensure Student Success
    Malak Kudaimi, Seattle, Washington
    10:15 am - 10:30 am

  • Creating a Foundation: Measuring Food Insecurity at the University of Rhode Island
    Pierre Collins, Kingston, Rhode Island
    10:30 am -10:45 am

  • Strategies to Reduce Hunger on Campus in Massachusetts: SNAP EBT Access on Public College Campuses
    Yesenia Jimenez, Boston, Massachusetts
    10:45 am - 11:00 am

  • Education as a Pathway Out of Poverty: Addressing Financial Barriers to Completion for Low-Income Students
    Jade Adia Harvey, Seattle, Washington
    11:00 am - 11:15 am

Hunger in Indigenous and Immigrant Communities

  • Native Food Sovereignty: Strengthening Indigenous Health and Economies
    Alekya Prathivadi and Shelli Grogg, Fayetteville, Arkansas
    11:15 am - 11:45 am

  • A Direct Service Approach to Reducing Food Insecurity Among Immigrant Communities in Minneapolis
    Davis Chhoa, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    11:45 am - 12:00 pm 

Lunch break — 12:00-12:30

Rural Hunger

  • Seeing Beyond the Headline: Infrastructure and Relationship Building in Rural Appalachia
    Lakeisha Perkins and Mackenzie Aime, Welch, West Virginia
    12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

  • Hunger in Central Alabama: A Comprehensive Profile of People Receiving Food Assistance
    Paige Milson, Birmingham, Alabama
    1:00 pm - 1:15 pm

  • Poverty in Alabama: An Interactive Data Dashboard
    Jeremy Arnold, Birmingham, Alabama
    1:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Amplifying the Voices of People with Lived Experience of Hunger and Poverty

  • Centering the Voices of People with Lived Experience with Hunger and Poverty in Anti-Hunger Advocacy
    Baridilo Dube, Seattle, Washington
    1:30 pm - 1:45 pm

  • Restoring the Balance of Power: Cultivating Leaders with Lived Experiences in Poverty to Create Lasting Social Change in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Chesterfield Polkey, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    1:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Food Systems and Food Policy

  • What Does it Take to Nourish a Community Food System? Lessons from North Minneapolis
    Kiese Hansen, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    2:00 pm - 2:15 pm

  • Setting the Stage for Success: Using the Food Policy Audit to Guide the Greater Pittsburgh Food Action Plan
    Cindy Vong, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    2:15 pm - 2:30 pm

  • Food Justice Within Food Policy Council Work
    Kaite Starr, Kingston, Rhode Island
    2:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Moving from Charity to Justice in Anti-Hunger Work

  • Community Organizing in Emergency Food Relief: Adding Justice to Charity
    Roxana Rodriguez, Tucson, Arizona
    2:45 pm - 3:00 pm

  • Exploring Social-Justice Oriented Evaluations
    Kat Vang, Tucson, Arizona
    3:00 pm - 3:15 pm