It Takes a Region has ended
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It Takes a Region annual conference is widely regarded as the conference for anyone doing food system change work in the Northeast.  Hundreds of practitioners convene for workshops, plenaries and networking, in an inclusive space that centers equity and racial justice.  Learn more about the most recent conference and join the newsletter for regular updates.

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New Jersey City University (School Of Business)
200 Hudson St, Jersey City, NJ 07302

Harborside Atrium
210 Hudson St, Jersey City, NJ 07311

Directions can be found here.

All sessions will be happening on the second floor of NJCU.

There is a parking garage located at LM Plaza 4A Parking (135 Green St, Jersey City, NJ 07311). All day parking for $5. Make sure to pick up a parking sticker at the registration desk @ NJCU. It is a 4 minute walk from NJCU (where main conference is happening).

Veterans this week at City Hall
Please join us in honoring our veterans this week at City Hall. There will be a flag raising and art reception:

Veterans Flag Raising
Thursday, Nov 7, 4pm-5pm

Veterans Art Exhibition
Opening Reception
Thursday, Nov 7, 5pm-7pm

Saturday is the annual Veterans Parade down Newark Ave to City Hall:
Veterans and Heroes Parade
Saturday, Nov 9
Steps off from Dickinson HS at 12pm

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Speakers - bios for all presenters

Workshops - description, speakers, time, and location for all workshops

Attendees - all registered participants have their own profile. You can upload a photo or include your contact information, website, bio, and more so that others can easily find you and learn about your work.

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