Events

Symposium on Food and Land Justice: Food, Agriculture, and Land Justice
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 5:30pm to Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 8:00pm

The Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Food Systems Presents: Food, Agriculture, and Land Justice

Date and Time:

Wednesday, May 16th, 5:30 to 8 p.m.

RSVP

Location:

Native American Student & Community Center

Portland State University

710 SW Jackson St.

Keynote:

Dr. Eric Holt-Giménez

Executive Director, Food First

Program:

Eric Holt-Giménez has been Executive Director of Food First since 2006, working with the organization on policy and education dedicated to “ending the injustices that cause hunger and helping communities to take back control of their food systems.”. He is the editor and author of many academic and public-facing articles and books, including Land Justice: Re-imagining Land, Food, and the Commons in the United States (w/ Justine Williams), and A Foodie’s Guide to Capitalism: Understanding the Political Economy of What We Eat.

Discussion with:

Shantae Johnson, Founder, Farmer, and Executive Director, MudBone Grown

Gabe Sheoships, Cayuse and Walla Walla Nations / Education Director, Friends of Tryon Creek

Rowan Steele, Program Manager, EMSWCD Headwaters Incubator Program

Cary Watters, Tlingit Nation / Community Engagement Manager, Native American Youth and Family Center

This symposium is made possible with the support of the Institute for Sustainable Solutions, the Toulan School of Urban Studies & Planning, the Graduate School of Education, and the Departments of Environmental Science & Management, History, Public Administration, and Sociology. It is free and open to the public, but RSVP is recommended.