GFSA Passes and is on its Way to the President!

The Global Food Security Act (GFSA) cleared the final step to reaching the president’s desk on July 6 when it passed the House of Representatives 369-53. The bill (S.1252) will confirm US leadership for food and nutrition security throughout the … Read more

2016 Awards Ceremony


Chef José Andrés, Executive Director Shannon Maynard, and Chef Eric Ripert The Congressional Hunger Center held its annual Hunger Leadership Awards Ceremony on June 15th, 2016, at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington D.C. Leaders from the government, corporate, and … Read more

Announcing the 2016 Hunger Leadership Award Honorees

Each year the Congressional Hunger Center hosts the Hunger Leadership Awards to celebrate outstanding leaders in the fight against hunger in the U.S. and around the world. This year’s ceremony, to be held the evening of Wednesday, June 15th, will … Read more

Global Food Security Act (GFSA) passes the Senate!

The Global Food Security Act (S.1252) passed the Senate by voice vote with no vocal opposition last night. CHC thanks the bills original sponsors, Sens. Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and Bob Casey (D-PA), and its 14 other bipartisan cosponsors and applauds the … Read more

22nd Class Emerson Hunger Fellow Policy Placements


We are excited to announce the policy placements for the 22nd Class of Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellows! See below for a list of the policy sites where Fellows are working. Emerson Fellow Policy Site Host Organization Ashley Blackwell Center for American Progress Wesley Gaddie … Read more