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Jerusha Klemperer

Co-Founder & Communications Director, FoodCorps

Jerusha is a co-founder and the Communications Director for FoodCorps, a national service organization that connects kids to real food so they can grow up healthy. Prior to FoodCorps, Jerusha was an Associate Program Director at Slow Food USA, where she helped design and implement national lifestyle and advocacy campaigns that sought to transform food policy as well as individuals' relationships to food. Her first campaign there was "Time for Lunch," in which she helped to mobilize thousands of people around the country to advocate for healthier school meals. She was also responsible for starting and editing the organization's blog, and building its social media presence.