Eric Steiner

Eric graduated “With Distinction” from Purdue University in May, 2002, with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education. He studied abroad for a semester in Poland, a summer in Honduras, and a semester in South Africa.  He served as Mortar Board President, was named Greek Man of the Year, and … Read more

Saleem Hue Penny

Saleem graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Warren Wilson College in Asheville, North Carolina.  He has worked in Washington, D.C.with the C.E.E.D. Youth Leadership Organization (now a partner with Community Harvest) facilitating youth education programs in sustainable agriculture, nutrition, environmental justice, food security, and poverty.  He also … Read more

Lori Leibowitz

Originally from New Jersey, Lori graduated from Brown University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.  At Brown, Lori wrote an honors thesis on changing attitudes and stereotypes about the homeless community, directed the social justice branch of the Jewish student organization, and participated in the Student Hunger … Read more

Katherine Gigliotti

Originally from southern California, Katherine is a graduate of Boston College where she majored in Political Science and minored in Faith, Peace, and Justice Studies.  She participated in a variety of BC’s volunteer programs, including an immersion trip to the US-Mexico Border.  She interned with immigrants’ rights organizations such as … Read more

Karen Wong

Karen graduated in 2005 from Pomona College with a degree in psychology.  Her senior thesis examined the impact of positive stereotype expectations on academic performance of Cambodian American students.  She also edited for publication an assessment of a community health intervention within an immigrant community, created a best-practices guideline for … Read more

Aiyeshia Hudson

Aiyeshia is a 2005 graduate of Florida State University, with a major in psychology and a minor in English.  She mentored and tutored children at low-income schools through the America Reads program and volunteered with the children’s program at Refuge House, Inc.  She has conducted research for the Florida State … Read more

In Search of a Hunger-Free Community

In Search of a Hunger-Free Community provides insight into the needs and circumstances of clients accessing emergency food assistance within Hunger Task Force’s network of food pantries and meal sites.  The report provides data related to client demographics, participation in … Read more