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Congressional Hunger Center

The Congressional Hunger Center (CHC) was founded in 1993 by Tony Hall, a former member of Congress (R-Ohio) and the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Agencies for Food and Agriculture. CHC is a bridge, connecting grassroots hunger organizations with policy makers at the federal level. The center is a major advocate for policies that seek to build a food-secure nation and world and operates through collaboration on multiple initiatives with national and global antihunger organizations. The center views access to adequate food as a basic human right.

The CHC’s mission is to “train and inspire leaders” who will act as agents for change both nationally and globally. The center’s primary efforts are focused on meaningful policy development through a series of wide-ranging relationships with ...

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