Brooke Kahl, BA

Project Manager
Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health
School of Medicine

Brooke Kahl is the Nourishing Power Program Manager. She is committed to advancing environmental justice, especially food justice, through community-led initiatives. Prior to the Swetland Center, Brooke worked with Community Foundation Boulder County to inspire local philanthropy, including environmental and regenerative agriculture giving, and to help nonprofits grow their endowments. Additionally, Brooke served with FoodCorps in Arizona to promote healthy school food environments, worked as a research assistant at the University of Michigan to explore NAFTA’s impact on agricultural land use, and interned with The Chef’s Garden in Milan, Ohio. Brooke has volunteered with community-centric health initiatives in Arizona, Colorado, Michigan, Ohio, and Argentina. Brooke grew up on the west side of Cleveland and graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Studies (Pathway: “Cross-Sector Collaboration with Special Interest in the Environment and Public Health”) and Sustainable Foods Systems. 


Brooke grew up on the west side of Cleveland and graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Studies - focused on “Cross-Sector Collaboration with Special Interest in the Environment and Public Health” - and a minor in Sustainable Foods Systems. Currently living in Cleveland, Brooke is also a birth doula who enjoys cooking, reading, and spending time outdoors.