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Reimagining Food Politics in Black and Brown Communities

Event Type
Social Justice Initiative
Latino Cultural Center
Apr 26, 2013   2:30 - 8:30 pm  
Veronica Avila, Rose M. Brewer, Monica Adams, Dara Cooper, Martin Macias, Kyle Schafer,  Samuel Grant, III, Rafael Hurtado, Jr., La Donna Redmond
Free and open to the public.
Originating Calendar
UIC Earth Month

The conference focuses on whose politics, knowledge and vision shape the way we think about food justice in general and Black and Brown communities in particular. The key question is whose stories and vision of change are articulated in a different imaginary of community gardens, urban agriculture, food sovereignty and labor rights. Special Film presentation: Growing Change: A Journey Inside Venezuelas Food Revolution Respondents: Ivn Arenas and Lori Baptista.

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