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Jeremy Everett is the founder and executive director of the Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty. The Collaborative's seven regional offices assist community, state-based, and national efforts to increase available meals through innovative, research based interventions. Everett is a Next Generation Fellow of the University of Texas LBJ School's Strauss Center for International Security and Law, a Senior Fellow with World Hunger Relief, Inc., and was appointed to serve on the U.S. Congress' National Commission on Hunger. He is the author of Why I was Hungry: Cultivating Common Ground to End an American Crisis. Everett earned a bachelor's degree from Samford University, a Master of Divinity from Baylor University, and is finishing his doctorate at Duke Divinity School. He is Baptist. Baylor, Texas.
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