Remembering Rep. Mickey Leland (1944-1989)


November 27 marks what would have been Rep. Mickey Leland’s birthday. Although his life was cut tragically short by a plane crash while on a humanitarian mission in Ethiopia, Leland’s legacy lives on with his family, friends, and the anti-hunger work … Read more

Lots of Leaders Everywhere: Tanner Roark

Tanner RoarkLeland, Policy

The last we heard from Tanner Roark he was working with Project Concern International on an evaluation of the Njira Project, a resilience-building initiative in southern Malawi. Now he’s based at their Washington, D.C. offices, continuing work on resilience and agriculture, … Read more

Policy Site Spotlight: Faye Duan

Faye DuanLeland, Policy

When the current class of Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellows returned to Washington, D.C. for their mid-fellowship training this past September, all but one of them were preparing to work on policy issues during the second half of their two-year … Read more