Larisa Bowman

Larisa graduated magna cum laude with honors in International Relations from Brown University in 2003.  She worked at New York City’s FoodChange as a Program Assistant in the Food Access Department, where she contributed to program development, media campaigns, and grant applications, including a USDA award for $125,000. Larisa she studied … Read more

Kevin Anderson

Kevin graduated magna cum laude from Northwestern University in 2005, receiving a BA in political science and legal studies.  He wrote honors theses for both majors: the first paper posited a legal and political solution to the Iraqi debt crisis and the second paper examined the evolution of U.S. foreign … Read more

Madina Agénor

Madina graduated magna cum laude with honors from Brown University with a degree in Gender Studies and Community Health.  While at Brown, she served as the co-director of a student-run dance company, a peer French tutor, an academic advisor to first-year students, and a community health educator.  She wrote an … Read more

Brigit Adamus

Brigit graduated from Cornell University in 2005 with a degree in Human Biology, Health, and Society.  At Cornell she competed for the varsity gymnastics team and served as the president of the Panhellenic Health Advisory Team. She conducted research with Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program and completed … Read more

Community Food Assessment Map Project

Community Food Assessment Map Project is a map of community food assessment results using GIS technology.  The maps have been distributed throughout Kentucky, and are used both as strategic tools for community members as they implement change, and as public … Read more

Broken Promises

Broken Promises incorporates interviews with individuals and families affected by Hurricane Katrina into an analysis of ongoing and emerging crises in the New Orleans region.  The report offers a simple overview of the New Orleans area housing crisis, highlighting the … Read more

Closing New Mexico’s Rural Food Gap

Closing New Mexico’s Rural Food Gap examined the scope and dynamics of access to fresh fruits and vegetables in northern New Mexico and solicited recommendations for community action.