Topic: Hunger

Health Care Against Hunger: An Interview with Dr. Kofi Essel

Social Media and Content Marketing Associate

With the unveiling of FRAC’s exciting new collaboration with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Kofi Essel, MD, a General Academic Pediatrics Fellow at the Children’s National Health System in Washington, DC, weighs in on childhood food insecurity in the U.S. and the launch of the new AAP-FRAC toolkit, Addressing Food Insecurity: A Toolkit for Pediatricians.

Thank You to Anti-Hunger Champion Kevin Concannon

FRAC President

Food Research & Action Center President James Weill addressed audiences in honor of former Under Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services, Kevin Concannon, celebrating his role and response to the Great Recession over the last nine years as well as the obstacles facing the incoming leadership.

FRAC On the Move: Partnering with Western States in the Fight Against Hunger

Senior Government Relations Associate

FRAC On the Move is a series in which we follow our policy and program experts as they connect with advocates across the country to explore strategies and develop solutions to end hunger. In this installment, we hear from Kate Sims, senior government relations associate about her trip to Reno for the Western Region Anti-Hunger Consortium meeting.

Tags: Hunger, SNAP

2016 by the Numbers: FRAC’s Year in Review

Social Media and Content Marketing Associate

In 2016, FRAC’s supporters and partners made a difference in the lives of millions of people who struggle against hunger. At the national, state, and local levels, we have urged policymakers to protect and strengthen federal nutrition programs. Thank you for being a partner in the fight against hunger and poverty.

Tags: Hunger

Introducing One of the Next Generation of Anti-Hunger Leaders: Claire McGagh

Social Media and Content Marketing Associate

The AmeriCorps VISTA program has been at the forefront of the struggle to end poverty in the U.S. for over 50 years. Over the course of FRAC’s history, AmeriCorps VISTA Members have made important contributions towards our mission to end hunger. As we look toward 2017, we have asked our current VISTA Members to share their experiences and goals in the fight against hunger and poverty.

This is part three of a three-part installment on getting to know Anti-Hunger AmeriCorps VISTA Members at FRAC.

Tags: Hunger, SNAP