THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!
Join Black/Land at the Race FoodJustice Conference co-convened by Case Western Reserve University, EnvironmentalHealth Watch, Growing Powerand The RidAll“Greenin’ The Ghetto” Partnership in Cleveland, Ohio coming this April!
Speakers will include:
- Erika Allen, national projects director for Growing Power, a non-profit organization nationally recognized for its efforts to provide access to healthy, high-quality and affordable food for inner-city residents.
- Malik Yakini, founder and executive director of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network, which operates a seven-acre farm in Detroit.
- Mistinguette Smith, founder and director of the Black/Land Project
This conference aims to create a dialog about food, farming, race, land use, health, jobs and social justice issues. It is a collaboration between Case’s Social Justice Institute, the Milwaukee-based Growing Power Inc., and two Cleveland groups — Environmental Health Watch and the Rid-All Green Partnership, operators ofan urban farm in the Kinsman neighborhood.
Events take place from 6-9PM Thursday and Friday evening, and are free to the public. Just click here to register.