Emily Johnson

Emily is from Victorville, California and graduated summa cum laude from Hastings College with degrees in political science and peace, justice and social change. After college, Emily served as a Bennett Fellow in Nashville where she lived in intentional community with social justice leaders and worked at Community Food Advocates, … Read more

Daron Holman

Daron is from Fayetteville, North Carolina and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in mathematics. Daron was a part of the inaugural class of UNC Bonner Leaders, a program that supports intensive undergraduate community service and social justice activities. As a Bonner Leader, … Read more

Tade Mengesha

Originally from Denver, Colorado, Tade graduated from Northwestern University in 2014 with a degree in social policy. She organized a student-run conference for international students to develop and implement successful social change projects in their communities. She also led a global health advocacy student-run nonprofit organization and wrote several policy … Read more

Rachel Aronson

Originally from Sharon, Massachusetts, Rachel graduated from the University of Vermont with a degree in anthropology. At UVM, she interned at a transitional living program for domestic violence survivors, helped evaluate clients’ needs around food insecurity, and wrote an undergraduate thesis on the role of food for survivors of domestic … Read more

A Call to the Table: Ending Summer Hunger in Washington

A Call to the Table: Ending Summer Hunger in Washington highlights five opportunities for growth in the summer meals program and profiles high-need counties that can benefit from strategic partnerships and resource mobilization. These profiles demonstrate the need for summer … Read more

Sydney Fang

Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, Sydney graduated in 2012 from the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in public health and a minor in public policy. Sydney was an active leader in multicultural coalitions on campus where she focused on improving recruitment and retention efforts for underrepresented … Read more

Albert Ramirez

Originally from Houston, Texas, Albert graduated from Saint Louis University in 2011 with degrees in economics and environmental studies. As a student, he worked on subsistence farms in the Philippines and researched the implementation of countrywide organic farming initiatives with the Philippine Rural Reconstruction Movement. After graduating, Albert interned at … Read more