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Race, Food & Justice Conference
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH
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Race, Food & 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. The two - day conference will be held at Case Western Reserve University, April 25th-26th,2013.


Thursday,April 25th 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Film Screening of Soul Food Junkies
CWRU Strosacker Auditorium- doors open at 6:00
Part of the REEL Talk Film Series in collaboration with Neighborhood Leadership Institute

Friday,April 26th 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
Race Food & Justice Conference
Allen Memorial Library Ford Auditorium- doors open at 5:00

Saturday,April 27th 12:00 pm-4:00pm
RGP Grand Opening of Natural Effect Retail Store
Colonial Marketplace, Euclid Ave. Downtown Cleveland
(Inside across from Fitworks)

Refreshments will be served

FREE Parking for first 100 guests available on Thursday and Friday evening at the Veale Center Parking Garage located on Adelbert Rd., off of Euclid Ave.

Additional parking available

For more information contact:
Kim Foreman 216-961-4646 x 104/kim.foreman@ehw.org
Shelley White 216-368-7568/stw3@case.edu


Conference Speakers

Erika Allen-Growing Food and Justice for All Initiative
Erika Allen is Chicago and National Projects Director 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 Network
Malik 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 Project
As 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.

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Case Western Reserve University (View)
10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106
United States

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Categories

Education > Workshops
Film > Movies
Other > Green
Other > Political

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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