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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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    Reflections on Re-Entry and Justice in Alameda County

    By Debra Mendoza : Pathways 2 Resilience Case Manager at Planting Justice Last week a team of three from Planting Justice were granted direct access to inmates behind the walls of Santa Rita County Jail. At the Re-Entry Expo, over one hundred community based service providers gathered to inform five hundred of the three thousand inmates […]

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    Haleh Zandi Interviewed on Awakin.org : Social Justice – Cultivate Food, Nurture People

    From Anti-war Organising To Building A Sustainable Food –Fernando Grajeda, on Sep 29, 2014 Fighting against mega issues for humanity Haleh Zandhi is an inspiration figure who transitioned from feeling disempowered and frustrated as a result of her anti-war organising struggle to feeling fulfilled by instead channelling a creative solution to an issue close to her […]

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    September Newsletter

     Join Pathways 2 Resilience! The next cohort of our re-entry program, Pathways 2 Resilience is starting in October. This innovative program provides Alameda County residents in re-entry with job skills, entrepreneurship, and permaculture training. Interest forms are due on September 23rd! For more information, email debra@plantingjustice.org. Educating Youth Behind Bars As you might recall, earlier this summer we […]

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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 […]

impact-hub

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) […]

IMG_20140923_111635_743

Reflections on Re-Entry and Justice in Alameda County

By Debra Mendoza : Pathways 2 Resilience Case Manager at Planting Justice Last week a team of three from Planting Justice were granted direct access to inmates behind the walls of Santa Rita County Jail. At the Re-Entry Expo, over one hundred community based service providers gathered to inform five hundred of the three thousand inmates […]

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Get Your Tickets! Food Justice Bus Journey #1: Solidarity in Santa Cruz

GET ON THE BUS! Santa Cruz has long been hailed as a mecca for earth minded folks and healthful eating, here’s your opportunity to visit a handful of Santa Cruz organizations and farms that remain on the forefront of food justice work. Roll with us down the coast as we explore farms with tremendous views of […]