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

8th Class of Leland Fellows Head to Field Sites


Washington, DC—The 8th Class of Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellows completed their initial orientation and training last week. This training, a week-long series of lectures and discussions, prepares the fellows for their one-year field placement in Africa, Latin America or … Read more

Anti-Hunger Leaders Honored at 2015 Awards Ceremony

The Congressional Hunger Center‘s 2015 Awards Ceremony, June 3rd at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, D.C., recognized five outstanding leaders in the fight against domestic and global hunger. Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-OH), receiving the Bill Emerson and Mickey Leland … Read more