This website was researched, written, and compiled by Virginia Commonwealth University students in UNIV 211: Food For Thought (Fall 2015):

Natalie Bennett, Aurelis Feliciano, Emily Field, Allison Fitzgerald, Joseph Freidin, Sheyla Guerra Pintado, Hannah Jenkins, Amber Kerrigan, Irene Kim, Adam Leach, Lea McMahan, Michael Newman, Lauren Nichols, Yash Singh, Sara Schmetterling, Desmond Smallwood, Tatyana Soto Trader, Lilia Souri, Somer Stiles, Franck Tchatchouang, Karla Valdez, Nia White, Danielle Williams

Adam Leach, Nia White, and Yash Singh edited the content.

Natalie Bennett, Irene Kim,  Sara Schmetterling, and Franck Tchatchouang worked on website design.  Irene Kim provided expertise in coding.

Teaching and Learning Librarian Donna Coghill from VCU’s Cabell Library provided instruction and support in developing research questions, honing research skills, and searching academic databases.

Particular thanks go to our Service Partners, who offered their thoughtful direction, supervision, and energy to all of us.  Your work is inspiring and meaningful.

  • Kendell Combs, Celebration Outreach Ministry
  • Sudeshna Das Menezes, Feedmore
  • Yasmir Hall, Salvation Army – Richmond
  • Terrence Walker, Ram Pantry
  • Brandi Daniels, East District Family Resource Center

Andrea Westcot taught UNIV 211: Food for Thought and acted as Executive Editor of this project.


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