All posts by Francesca Lo Basso

College students are falling through our largest food safety net: SNAP

There’s something the incoming Secretary of Agriculture and I have in common: a love for dairy cows. Tom Vilsack is currently chief executive for the US Dairy Export Council, and was the former USDA Secretary under President Obama. But when I was studying animal science at the University of Vermont during his term, many of … Continue reading College students are falling through our largest food safety net: SNAP

Meet the 2020-21 Campus Hunger Project Cohort

Challah for Hunger is thrilled to welcome the fourth Campus Hunger Project Cohort! This year, Cohort leaders will spend the year developing campaigns on their campuses to better meet basic needs insecurities on campus and highlight student need during COVID-19. We’re absolutely inspired by their visions for change and leadership. Campus Hunger Project Cohort Leaders … Continue reading Meet the 2020-21 Campus Hunger Project Cohort

Campus Hunger Project Cohort Ambassador Reports from the National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference

The following report comes from Monica Sager, Clark University ’21, and Campus Hunger Project Cohort Ambassador, who attended the National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference in DC. There are two conflicting views as to what a college student looks like. The first is an affluent, young adult who comes from a privileged background with enough money for … Continue reading Campus Hunger Project Cohort Ambassador Reports from the National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference