Expanding access to fresh and local food is smart for people and the planet.
Christine Dickason is from Memphis, Tennessee. She graduated in May from the University of Mississippi with a B.A. in Public Policy Leadership. As an undergraduate, Christine served as the Student Director of the University Food Bank, as well as holding internships in a Congressman’s office, at the Center for American Progress, with Organizing for Action, and in the Office of the First Lady at the White House. She is particularly interested in social justices issues related to educational inequities and access to food. In her free time, Christine enjoys traveling to new places, volunteering at farmers markets, cooking, and fanatically cheering on the Memphis Grizzlies NBA team.
Ending Perkins loans would block the path to college for hundreds of thousands of students.