Faith graduated from the University of Southern California in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. She participated in USC’s Alternative Spring Break program in Uruguay and Argentina where she helped create a sustainable garden for the elderly in Montevideo and restored a community kitchen. Faith has also been involved with organizations that provide enrichment and educational programming to children from low-income families and foster children.
Field placement: Ladder Up / Center for Economic Progress
Faith worked to connect hunger-related organizations to outreach for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) by linking the Center to key anti-hunger partners and organizations. Faith established these working relationships to exchange information regarding program services and initiatives, and encouraged ongoing collaborative EITC outreach/anti-hunger efforts to benefit low-income families.
Policy placement: Feeding America
Faith worked to help develop an EITC outreach strategy for America’s Second Harvest. She facilitated involvement between the organization’s affiliates, the Internal Revenue Service, and other stakeholders.