Virtual Connecting Community Symposium: Snapshots from the Field
Session 3: Solving America’s Hunger Crisis
Jeremy Everett, Found and Executive Director, Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty
Other Events in Symposium
Monday, Nov. 9
Connecting Community Symposium Kick-off
Drs. Kinsey Hansen and Gina Shipley, Angelo State University
Tuesday, Nov. 10
Poverty Informed Practice in Higher Education
Chad Dull, Vice President of Academic Affairs, Minnesota State College Southeast
Thursday, Nov. 19
Foster Care Alumni Navigating Higher Education
Dr. Crystal Kreitler, Associate Professor and M.S. Experimental Psychology Program Director, Angelo State University
How to Register
You can register for one or all of the events through the same form. Information to join the symposium will be provided upon registering.
About the Speaker
Jeremy Everett is the founder and executive director of the Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty. The Collaborative integrates research and practice through projects such as: the Texas Hunger Initiative, the Research Fellows program, the Global Hunger and Migration project, and the Hunger Data Lab among others.
Prior to launching the Collaborative, in 2009 Everett founded and served as the executive director of the Texas Hunger Initiative (THI), a capacity-building, anti-hunger project within Baylor University. THI partners with federal and state agencies, and numerous faith- and community-based organizations to develop and implement strategies to alleviate hunger through research, policy analysis, education, and community organizing.
Jeremy earned a bachelor’s degree from Samford University and a Master of Divinity from Baylor University. Jeremy is a Next Generation Fellow of the University of Texas LBJ School’s Strauss Center for International Security and Law, a Senior Fellow with World Hunger Relief, Inc., and was appointed by U.S. Congress to serve on the National Commission on Hunger.
Jeremy is the author of “I Was Hungry: Cultivating Common Ground to End an American Crisis,” a contributing author in “Food and Poverty: Food Insecurity and Food Sovereignty Among America’s Poor” (Vanderbilt University Press) and “The End of Hunger: How Science, Religion, and Politics Can Work Together to Make Possible” (InterVarsity Press).