University Heller School for Social Policy and Management Center
on Hunger and Poverty (http://www.centeronhunger.org) promotes
policies that improve the lives of low-income children and families.
activities include research and policy analysis, public education
initiatives, and assistance to policy makers and organizations across
the country on poverty- and hunger-related issues. The Center’s
programs are carried out through the Asset Development Institute
and the Food Security Institute, and through a series of special
the World (http://www.bread.org/) engages
in research and education on policies related to hunger and development.
Hunger Center (http://www.hungercenter.org):
Hunger by Developing Leaders" is the goal of the Center. Their
three strategies are:
- To train leaders at the community, national,
and international levels about
causes of and solutions to hunger, poverty, and humanitarian needs.
- To facilitate
collaborative efforts between those organizations involved with
designing policy and those developing and implementing programs
hunger in the United States and abroad.
- To increase awareness and develop
strategies in the public at large as well as among those engaged
in anti-hunger activities by providing specific
issue graining to bridge the gap between service and public policy.
Food Security Coalition (http://www.foodsecurity.org) brings
together various aspects of the food system for a comprehensive
Extensive links to resources and national organizations.
End Hunger CT! (http://www.foodstampsct.org) site
includes food stamp eligibility information including a prescreening
Food First (http://www.foodfirst.org) is a progressive anti-hunger think tank started by Frances Moore
Lappe and Joseph Collins.
Food Research & Action
FRAC is a leading national organization working 5to improve public
policies to eradicate hunger and undernutrition
in the United States. Founded in 1970 as a public interest law firm, FRAC is
a non-profit and nonpartisan research and public policy center that serves as
the hub of an anti-hunger network of thousands of individuals and agencies across
Oakland Institute: (http://www.oaklandinstitute.org/) uses research, analysis and advocacy to promote public participation
and debate on critical
economic and social policy
issues related to poverty and hunger.
RESULTS (http://www.results.org) is a nonprofit grassroots advocacy organization, committed to creating
will to end hunger and poverty. RESULTS
to individuals exercising their personal and political power by lobbying
elected officials for effective solutions and key policies that affect
hunger and poverty.
Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition
Science and Policy Hunger Web (http://www.nutrition.tufts.edu/academic/hungerweb) Hunger Web’s audience
is researchers, educators, policy influencers, operations personnel,
and others interested in finding solutions to hunger at the global,
national, community and household levels.
United States Department of
Agriculture (USDA) Divisions within USDA offer nutrition
assistance, nutrition education and research related
poverty and food
World Hunger Year (http://www.worldhungeryear.org) tries to attach the root causes of hunger and poverty by promoting
innovative community-based solutions
that create self-reliance, economic justice and food security.
Hunger Year food security learning center: (http://www.worldhungeryear.org/fslc/) has a directory of organizations and a comprehensive
reading list that provide an in-depth look at common
hunger and poverty