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    Finding Footholds in Food Justice: A Personal and Political Journey on Food Justice Tour #1

    By Maya Salsedo On of our greatest successes in organizing our first Food Justice Bus Tour has to be the community building we accomplished. Not only did we get to build with partners at Food What?!, Pie Ranch, The Homeless Garden Project and Swanton Berry Farm but we also got to build more with our […]

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    Getting Out and Staying Out Event by The Welcome Home Project

    The Welcome Home Project Getting Out and Staying Out 7:00 PM Friday October 24, 2014 The First Unitarian Church of Oakland 685 14th St./Castro A panel discussion by formerly incarcerated people who have been successful at re-entry and turning their lives around. For the formerly incarcerated, their friends and family, and the general public Dessert […]

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    Pathways 2 Resilience Rights of Passage Ceremony

    Grow Food, Grow Jobs, GROW COMMUNITY! Photography by Spencer Wilkinson We all move through several significant transitions during the course our lives, where we shift from one phase to another. Recognizing these transitions is fundamental to our growth, and it links us as individuals to our larger communities, and helps guide us on our journey. […]

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    Congratulations Navina!

    Indian American food justice specialist Navina Khanna is a recipient of the 2014 James Beard Foundation award Reposted from October 09, 2014  from American Bazar Online Khanna is Fellow, Movement Strategy Center. By The American Bazaar Staff NEW YORK: Navina Khanna, Fellow, Movement Strategy Center, and the co-founder and Field Director of Live Real, is one […]

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    Planting Justice Educational Program Update October

    by Maya Salsedo As we have returned to the school campuses in Oakland the Planting Justice Educators have been busy making new connections and nurturing our existing partnerships. We are so happy to work again with Ms. Arabia at Fremont High where our 3.5 year old garden has really matured. We are still reaping heaps of apples […]

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    An Oasis in the Food Desert

    By Stephen Grace in Spirituality and Health While it seems you can’t walk down the street these days without running into a community garden, many low-income neighborhoods still lack access to healthy and affordable food. The absence of supermarkets—hence the name “food deserts”—forces residents to rely on fast-food restaurants and convenience stores, leading to limited […]

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    Apply for the Youth HUB Fellowship

    Are you or someone you know, committed to supporting the next generation of social change leaders while supporting youth Economic Development?   Support the growth of an inclusive economy by becoming a Youth Impact HUB Mentor     The Youth HUB Fellowship is a comprehensive, yearlong social entrepreneurship training program for emerging young leaders (ages 16-24) […]

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Finding Footholds in Food Justice: A Personal and Political Journey on Food Justice Tour #1

By Maya Salsedo On of our greatest successes in organizing our first Food Justice Bus Tour has to be the community building we accomplished. Not only did we get to build with partners at Food What?!, Pie Ranch, The Homeless Garden Project and Swanton Berry Farm but we also got to build more with our […]

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Getting Out and Staying Out Event by The Welcome Home Project

The Welcome Home Project Getting Out and Staying Out 7:00 PM Friday October 24, 2014 The First Unitarian Church of Oakland 685 14th St./Castro A panel discussion by formerly incarcerated people who have been successful at re-entry and turning their lives around. For the formerly incarcerated, their friends and family, and the general public Dessert […]

Sage Participant

Pathways 2 Resilience Rights of Passage Ceremony

Grow Food, Grow Jobs, GROW COMMUNITY! Photography by Spencer Wilkinson We all move through several significant transitions during the course our lives, where we shift from one phase to another. Recognizing these transitions is fundamental to our growth, and it links us as individuals to our larger communities, and helps guide us on our journey. […]

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Congratulations Navina!

Indian American food justice specialist Navina Khanna is a recipient of the 2014 James Beard Foundation award Reposted from October 09, 2014  from American Bazar Online Khanna is Fellow, Movement Strategy Center. By The American Bazaar Staff NEW YORK: Navina Khanna, Fellow, Movement Strategy Center, and the co-founder and Field Director of Live Real, is one […]

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Planting Justice Educational Program Update October

by Maya Salsedo As we have returned to the school campuses in Oakland the Planting Justice Educators have been busy making new connections and nurturing our existing partnerships. We are so happy to work again with Ms. Arabia at Fremont High where our 3.5 year old garden has really matured. We are still reaping heaps of apples […]

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An Oasis in the Food Desert

By Stephen Grace in Spirituality and Health While it seems you can’t walk down the street these days without running into a community garden, many low-income neighborhoods still lack access to healthy and affordable food. The absence of supermarkets—hence the name “food deserts”—forces residents to rely on fast-food restaurants and convenience stores, leading to limited […]