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Friday, Feb 15

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9:30am – 5:00pm

South Shore Cultural Center

7059 S. South Shore Drive Chicago, IL, 60649 United States

Chicago Food Policy Summit

Keynote Address

Reflect on the past year of food justice efforts and accomplishments...

Reflect on the past year of food justice efforts and accomplishments, including Cook County’s adoption of the Good Food Purchasing Policy, make meaningful connections, and collectively imagine how we can transform the food system to support health and equity for all.

The day will consist of workshops, speakers, hands-on activities, food demos, a marketplace of resources and vendors, and a Food Business Clinic.

Saturday, March 2

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The Harvard Chan Environmental Justice Student Organization

Conference Keynote

Building upon the success of our inaugural 2018 Urban Environmental Justice Conference, our conference this year will focus on environmental and food justice.

Building upon the success of our inaugural 2018 Urban Environmental Justice Conference, our conference this year will focus on environmental and food justice. The conference will take place at HSPH on March 2, 2019. Our conference goals are to identify successful strategies and community-based partnerships, articulate collaborative roles for academic research institutions, and develop actionable goals. Additionally, we want our academic community to better understand the importance of environmental justice and take on a community-oriented approach in our public health education, research, and practice.

Wednesday, March 13

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8:30am – 5:00pm

Charlotte, NC

Rural Advancement Foundation International – 2019 Come to the Table Conference

Conference Keynote

Called to Action: Uprooting Hunger and Cultivating Justice

We invite faith leaders and laypeople, hunger relief advocates, farmers, farm workers, community organizers, community gardeners, food council members, extension agents and others to join us March 12-13th, 2019 in Charlotte, NC to examine the root causes of hunger and collaborate to build a more just food system. At the 2019 Come to the Table Conference, we hope to energize attendees to go back to their communities with the knowledge to challenge the systemic nature of hunger and the skills and connections to grow structures based in justice. The 2019 Conference will:

 

    • Share resources, tools & knowledge to support attendees in being effective community organizers for a more just food system
    • Provide space for the knowledge and wisdom in the room to be shared and for us all to learn together
    • Provide space for people to connect with each other and build relationships that will sustain and support their work

Monday, March 25

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Granville, OH

Denison University

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Saturday, March 30

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Raleigh, NC

North Carolina State University–for the Center of Environmental Agriculture Lecture Series

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April 3-7

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DC

American Association of Geographers

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Join fellow geographers, GIS specialists, environmental scientists, and other leaders for the latest in research and applications in geography, sustainability, and GIScience.

Join fellow geographers, GIS specialists, environmental scientists, and other leaders for the latest in research and applications in geography, sustainability, and GIScience. The meeting will be held Wednesday, April 3, to Sunday, April 7, 2019. and will feature more than 6,000 presentations, posters, workshops, and field trips by leading scholars, experts, and researchers.

Monday, April 15

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Dickinson College

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Thursday, April 25

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Granville, OH

Denison

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Wednesday, May 8

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Detroit, MI

Detroit Black Community Food Security Network

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Monday, June 3

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Santa Cruz, CA

UC Santa Cruz

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