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Media Coverage

January 12, 2021 | UW Taskforce Addresses Food Insecurity on Campus Laramie Boomerang

November 11, 2020 | Food Security Taskforce Works to Nourish UW Community | UW News

November 9, 2020 | UW Taskforce Tackles Food Insecurity | Branding Iron

November 2020 | UW Food Share Pantry- Build a Longer Table Fundraising Campaign | ASUW YouTube Page

Features many taskforce student leaders speaking about food security at UW and the Build a Longer Table Fundraising Campaign to benefit the UW Food Share Pantry. 

Fall 2020 | UWYO Magazine (Vol. 22, #1) Food for Thought | UWYO Magazine

Page 38-39 features an article titled "Food for All" discussing food share cabinets and the UW Food Share Pantry.

October 11, 2019 | 1 in 3 UW Students Face Food Insecurity | Branding Iron

Features former ASUW Director of Wellness and Sustainability, Anna Savage, who was one of the first student leaders on the taskforce.

February 16, 2018 | Despite Low College Price-tag, Some UW Students Still Struggle to Eat (Podcast and Article) | Wyoming Public Media

Written by Alanna Elder, a food security trailblazing student whose undergraduate honors thesis (below) recommended UW-specific solutions for addressing food insecurity.

February 1, 2018 | Haub School Fights Food Insecurity at UW | Branding Iron

Features taskforce co-coordinator Dr. Rachael Budowle and former food security student leaders Anna Savage and Zayne Hebbler.

Additional Information 

Thesis', toolkits, and documents published by UW food security trailblazers and/or taskforce members.

Crash Course of Taskforce History and 5 Strategies (2021)

Taskforce Pocket Guide (2021)

Solution Options for Ending Student Food Insecurity at the University of Wyoming. (2020)

Combating Student Food Insecurity at the University of Wyoming: Current Actions and Recommended Options. (2019)

Elder, A., "Food Access and Dignity Among University of Wyoming Students" (2018). Honors Theses AY 17/18. 47. https://mountainscholar.org/handle/20.500.11919/1479 

Food Share Cabinet Toolkit: A Guide for Sharing Food at University of Wyoming Buildings. (2017)

Related ASUW Legislation 

ASUW Support for Action on Food Insecurity (Senate Resolution #2670)

Creation of Strategic Partnership with the Sustainability Coalition (Senate Bill #2689)

This strategic partnership is key to the student-driven approach to the taskforce.

 

 

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