2013 Awards Ceremony

Awards

Celebrating 20 Years of Fighting Hunger by Developing Leaders Celebrate Accomplishments – Honor Leaders – Recognize Our Partners Tuesday, May 14, 2013 – 6:30 pm US Botanic Garden On May 14, the Congressional Hunger Center (CHC) honored Members of Congress … Read more

20th Class Emerson Fellows Announced

Emerson

We are excited to announce the 20th Class of Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellows! These hunger-fighters and social justice leaders were selected from more than 420 applications. Thank you to those alumni, supervisors, and anti-hunger friends who served on the selections … Read more

Hunger Fellow Alumna Elected to Nebraska State Legislature

Kate Bolz, former CHC staff person and a member of the 8th Class of Emerson National Hunger Fellows (2001-2002)  has been elected to the Nebraska State Legislature.  She will represent the residents of southeast Lincoln’s 29th District. Kate currently works … Read more

CHC Executive Director Addresses Delta Grassroots Caucus

Ed Cooney, CHC’s Executive Director, addressed a news conference held by the Delta Grassroots Caucus at the United States Capitol on Wednesday, September 19th.  The panel included Senator Mark Pryor and Senator John Boozman, both of Arkansas, and provided support for … Read more

Hunger Center Honors Members of Congress

On June 7, 2012 the Congressional Hunger Center (CHC) honored Members of Congress in the fight to end hunger and poverty. Our distinguished honorees were chosen for their leadership in fighting hunger in the United States and around the world. We … Read more

2012 Awards Ceremony

Awards

Celebrate Accomplishments – Honor Leaders – Recognize Our Partners Thursday, June 7, 2012   On June 7, the Congressional Hunger Center (CHC) honored Members of Congress in the fight to end hunger and poverty. Our distinguished honorees were chosen for … Read more

Hunger Center Releases Paper

The goal of ending childhood hunger can be furthered effectively through alliances of anti-hunger advocates and partners from the education community, nutrition and health organizations, labor unions, and private sector food companies and trade associations. A new paper from CHC … Read more

Hunger Fellow Work Highlighted

18th Class Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellow John Pevy’s field placement was in Boise, Idaho with the Idaho Hunger Relief Task Force. He coordinated Emmett, Idaho’s Hunger Free Community Initiative, which brought together community members, service providers, farmers, ranchers, and … Read more