Article by Matt Michael, published February 9, 2021 in the Syracuse University News

Lender Center Faculty Fellow Jonnell Robinson will lead a team of six student fellows who’ll carry out the food justice vision of late professor Evan Weissman. Led by Robinson, the fellows will work closely with SOFSA to identify food justice projects that advance the goals both of our organization and the students. The fellows will help tackle a growing problem exacerbated by the pandemic as Syracuse reflects the national average of 1 in 8 households that are food insecure.

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 ““The student fellows reflect diverse experiences in food justice work that are both academically and community-engaged focused. It will be a unique and generative opportunity for the student fellows to participate in a community-engaged food justice project from an interdisciplinary perspective.”

Marcelle Haddix, Lender Center Co-founder