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AMBASSADORS.

STUDENTS

The Foundation’s engagement with college students continues well after it leaves each campus. Through dedication to creating lasting connections and champions, the Foundation was able to utilize the relationships created at each university to create grassroots support for the Global Food Security Act in 2016 and its reauthorization in 2018. 

WHY.

THIS IS IMPORTANT

the Foundation has created an alumni group of over 50 leaders who have utilized their training to become key leaders, advocates, and communicators for agriculture, hunger, and global food security.

the world’s population continues to increase by more than two billion people by 2050, expanded nutritional needs will require farmers and producers around the world

Expanded nutritional needs will require farmers and producers around the world to rise to the challenge of producing more food while mitigating the impacts of water scarcity, a changing climate, and constraints on arable land.

The Foundation’s university ambassadors, who run on-site university engagement, experience an opportunity to spearhead on-campus education and advocacy efforts.
 

For nearly a decade, the Foundation has created an alumni group of over 50 leaders who have utilized their training to become key leaders, advocates, and communicators for agriculture, hunger, and global food security. This mobile program is a key element to engaging a population who uses their currency of thought, talent, and voting to drive the future of food and global food security.

HOW WE WORK

WHO

3 million college students 
250 campuses across the US

HOW

Classroom curriculum 
peer to peer engagement 
Field level learning 
social community

WHAT

Diverse demographic academic disciplines institutions

IMPACT

Connect student voice to national level policy makers educate consumers voters and future leaders

  • PROJECT.

    Campus Engagement

    The Foundation’s university ambassadors, who run on-site university engagement, experience an opportunity to spearhead on-campus education and advocacy efforts.

  • PROJECT.

    University Speaker Series

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  • PROJECT.

    Voice of the Farmer Garden

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  • PROJECT.

    Homebound Learning

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