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CASC Talk: Food and Social Justice

A discussion about on race, food sovereignty, and sustainability within the food system

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Join us in a panel discussion on race, food sovereignty, and sustainability within the food justice movement. Panelist engaged in food justice efforts including organizers, activists, and advocates, will share their experiences, challenges, and strategies toward action, namely in urban neighborhoods. Light refreshments will be provided.

Panelists:

Jack Griffin is a graduate from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business with a Community Action and Social Change minor. He is the founded of Food Finders, a web-based app that helps users find free food resources that are closest to their home, school, or current location.

Food Gatherers, an organization that works to alleviate hunger in the Ann Arbor community. They distribute more than 1,000,000 pounds of food to 150 non-profits in the Ann Arbor area.

Annie Grech is a University of Michigan student pursuing a BS in Biochemistry. She is the President of the University of Michigan chapter of the Food Recovery Network, an organization that works to fight food waste and hunger by recovering perishable food that would otherwise go to waste.

Naim Edwards works in the city of Detroit as an Evnironmental Specialist. Along many other forms of environmental activism, Naim works with Voices for Earth Justice to engage the local community at an urban garden.

Please RSVP to the link below. We look forward to seeing you there!
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When and Where

Map School of Social Work Building - 1840, Educational Conference Center

October 2017

6:00pm - 8:00pm

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