CHC Executive Director Announces 2015 Retirement

CHC’s long-term Executive Director, Edward Cooney, has announced his plans to retire in September 2015. He shared the following news with the CHC Board of Directors and staff at the December 16, 2014 board meeting: “As I approach my 7th … Read more

“Hunger Exists Here” Mural Returns to CHC

The Congressional Hunger is excited to announce the return of “Hunger Exists Here: A National Message Mural.” The collaborative message mural was created by Cuban-American artist, attorney, and activist Xavier Cortada and the 11th Class of Emerson National Hunger Fellows … Read more

2014 Awards Ceremony

Awards

**Please note the change of date** Celebrate Accomplishments – Honor Leaders – Recognize Our Partners Tuesday, June 24, 2014 – 6:30 pm US Botanic Garden   On June 24, 2014 the Congressional Hunger Center (CHC) will recognize two distinguished honorees … Read more

21st Class Emerson Fellows Announced

Emerson

We are excited to announce the 21st Class of Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellows! These hunger-fighters and social justice leaders were selected from more than 385 applications. Thank you to those alumni, supervisors, and anti-hunger friends who served on the selections … Read more

20th Class Emerson Fellow Policy Placements

Emerson

CHC welcomed the 20th class of Emerson Hunger Fellows to Washington D.C. for their policy training in February.  These 16 leaders came together to share their experiences from the field, learn about hunger and poverty policy, and prepare for 6 months in their policy sites.  They continued to explore … Read more

CHC to Honor Anti-Hunger Leaders in 2014

The annual Congressional Hunger Center Awards Ceremony will recognize U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Deborah A. Frank, M.D., founder of Children’s HealthWatch, Boston Medical Center, for their work to fight hunger in the U.S. and around the … Read more

20th Class Emerson Fellow Field Placements

Emerson

CHC welcomed the 20th class of Emerson Hunger Fellows to Washington D.C. for their field training in August.  These 16 leaders came together to learn about hunger and poverty in the U.S. and prepare for 6 months in the field.  … Read more

Bipartisan Global Food Security Act Introduced

On July 25, Representatives McCollum, Schock and McGovern introduced the Global Food Security Act. This bipartisan bill is a positive step forward in building the political will needed to end global hunger and malnutrition in this generation. The Act sets … Read more

Announcing the 7th Class of Leland Fellows

Leland

We are excited to announce the 7th Class of Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellows who will serve from September 2013 – August 2015! These 12 candidates were selected from more than 430 applications. It was an exceptionally competitive pool of candidates, … Read more