Manchester Community College volunteers took in hundreds of donated hand-crafted bowls this week. The event benefits Foodshare, the regional food bank serving Hartford and Tolland counties, where 1 in 9 people struggle with hunger, including 33,000 children.
The panel comprises Valeria Gomez, J.D., a William R. Davis clinical teaching fellow in the Asylum and Human Rights Clinic, University of Connecticut; Prakash Kashwan, Ph.D., associate professor, department of political science, and co-director, Economic and Social Rights Research Group, Human Rights Institute, University of Connecticut; William Kneerim, director of employment and education, Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services; Luz Londono Diaz, Ph.D., assistant professor of economics, MCC; and Katia Alvarenga, MCC student.
Associate Professor Allison MacKenzie contributed to a research study in collaboration with a team at NYU, UConn and LaGuardia Community College. An article with her listed as co-author will be published in a forthcoming issue of the journal Clinical Obesity. She worked on the research project with MCC alumni, graduates of the Health and Exercise Science program, Michael Cunningham ’16 and David Monseratte ’17 who are also credited. 9.18.19
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