“Catalyzing Change at the Houston Food Bank”

Analicia Bañales and Heather Street of the 26th Class of Emerson National Hunger Fellows presents “Catalyzing Change at the Houston Food Bank” at the Rayburn House Office Building on Friday, 2/28/2020. Analicia and Heather completed their field work with Houston … Read more

The Family Garden Demonstration Project Evaluation

The Family Garden Demonstration Project Evaluation is an assessment of the fall demonstration garden project which highlights the strengths, challenges, best practices and potential future directions of the project.

Texas Hunger Initiative

The Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty (formerly the Texas Hunger Initiative) uses expertise and resources to address systemic problems … Read more

Wendy Ortiz

Wendy grew up in a migrant Mexican neighborhood in Anaheim, California, and graduated with a degree in sociology from the University of California, Berkeley. In college, Wendy worked as a case manager to promote physical, emotional, and sexual well-being for teenage mothers. She collaborated with an Aztec dance group to … Read more

Julia Kortrey

Julia grew up in the Atlanta area and graduated from Emory University in 2013 with a degree in English and minors in Arabic and community building and social change. As an Emory Community Building and Social Change Fellow, Julia collaborated with community leaders, nonprofits, government officials, and private sector leaders … Read more

South Plains Food Bank

The South Plains Food Bank, inc. is a humanitarian organization dedicated to serving West Texas by providing those who experience … Read more