Environmental Health Watch, Rid-All Green Partnership, and Case Western Reserve University's Social Justice Institute are coming together in 2018 for the Race, Food & Justice Conference: Analyzing the Urban Food Movement Through a Social Justice Lens! Policy makers, non-profit organizations, local universities and community residents will engage in an ongoing dialog that addresses history, policy, organizing, race and racism; how these factors contribute to liberation and/or root causes of health disparities we see manifested within our community. The two-day conference will be held on Case Western Reserve University Campus from Thursday, April 19th through Friday, April 20th , 2018.
THE CONFERENCE IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE COMMUNITY.
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS and PANEL DISCUSSION: 6-8:30pmStrosacker Auditorium2180 Adelbert RoadCleveland, Ohio 44106
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:Allyson Carpenter, Political Science and Community Development, Howard University GraduateKeymah Durden III, Co-Founder, Rid-All Green Partnership Urban Agriculture Regional Training Center
PANELIST: Sophia Buggs, Proprietor and Operator, Lady Buggs Farm
MODERATOR: State Senator Sandra Williams
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: 6-8:30Ford AuditoriumDr. Monica White, University of Madison-WisconsinMalik Yakini, D-Town Farms, Detroit Black Community Food Security Network
MODERATOR: Dr. Timothy S. Black, Social Justice Institute of Case Western Reserve University
**THURSDAY/FRIDAY PARKING**FREE street metered parking after 6pm. Parking garages are located on Adelbert Road, Ford Drive, and on East Boulevard.