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Friday, November 8 • 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Bridging the Urban-Rural Divide

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What does food justice mean? For some, it may mean fighting for human rights of immigrant workers. It may mean eliminating the food desert that they live in. It may mean finding a way to earn a living wage as a farmer. Too often, we have seen that food justice conversations happen in silos, especially for urban and rural youth. Join us as we build coalitions of young people who can share what food justice means to them, actively listen to other people’s experiences and think critically about how we can work together to build the food system we want to see. 


LEAF Youth Leadership Team

The LEAF Project
The LEAF Project cultivates youth leaders from diverse backgrounds through meaningful work in the food system.As a youth program, we would like to the youth we are working with over the summer to have a large role in making this session their own. We will work with young people who... Read More →

Friday November 8, 2019 4:00pm - 5:15pm EST
Skyline Room