Legacy Leaders Program Returns for 2024-2025

Alums, Updates

We are delighted to announce we are now accepting applications for our second cohort of Hunger Center Legacy Leaders. This program, now in its second year, builds on our initial investment in our Fellows and Interns by providing alums with … Read more

Alum Profile: Marc Jacobson

Emma WilliamsonAlums, Emerson

As part of our Alum Profile Series, we chatted with Marc Jacobson (Emerson ‘99). During his time as a fellow, Marc was placed with Hunger Action Coalition of Michigan in Detroit and the Coalition on Human Needs in Washington, D.C. … Read more

Alum Profile: Dr. Melissa Zook

Alums, Emerson, Updates

An alum from the first class of National Hunger Fellows, Dr. Melissa Zook (‘95) does not hesitate to give credit to the Congressional Hunger Center for how the fellowship experience influenced her career trajectory. Not only did her field placement bring … Read more

Alum Profile: Stella Nordhagen

Stella NordhagenAlums, Leland, Updates

Continuing our series of profiles of Hunger Fellow alums, let’s check in with Stella Nordhagen (pictured, above, with her fellow fellows at orientation in Washington, D.C.). Stella Nordhagen (Leland ’15) has a strong passion for alleviating global hunger and malnutrition. At the … Read more

Hunger Fellows and Alums Responding to Coronavirus


(Above: Paige Milson, 2nd from right, preparing for a food distribution with Foundation Communities team in Austin, Texas) The novel coronavirus pandemic is contributing to dramatic increases in food insecurity around the country and around the world. The scope of … Read more