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Friday, April 26, 2013
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Race, Food and Justice Conference

This event is collaboration between Environmental Health Watch, Growing Power, Rid-All Green Partnership and Case Western Reserve University's Social Justice Institute.

Parking is available at the Veal Center Parking Garage located on Adelbert Rd., off of Euclid Ave.

Conference Speakers

Erika Allen, Good Food Justice for All InitiativeErika Allen is Chicago Projects Manager for Growing Power, a nationally acclaimed non-profit organization and land trust providing equal access to healthy, high-quality, safe, and affordable food, especially in disadvantaged communities.

Malik Yakini, Detroit Black Community Food Security NetworkMalik Yakini is a founder and executive director of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network, which operates a seven-acre farm in Detroit. Along with DBCFSN he spearheaded efforts to establish the Detroit Food Policy Council.

Mistinguette Smith, Black Land ProjectAs the founder and director of the Black/Land Project, she has travelled the country gathering black people's stories about relationship to southern farmland, urban city-scapes, changing neighborhoods, and public green spaces since the fall of 2010.

CWRU Allen Memorial Library
Cleveland, OH

More information: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/331102

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