Come to the NYC launching of Food Movements Unite!, with remarks by the book’s editor Eric Holt Giménez of Food First and dynamic discussion and debate on how to grow and strengthen the food movement here in NYC. With long-time food justice activists Karen Washington, and Ray Figueroa of Friends of Brook Park, leaders of the Food Chain Workers Alliance, members of Occupy Wall Street, and others.
Come be part of the dialogue and help grow the movement!
This event is free and open to the public. Please come and bring others from your community. We hope to provide food and are seeking donations.
If you need child care or interpretation or have any questions/suggestions about this event, please contact India Rodgers at firstname.lastname@example.org; 212-629-8850 x33.
Co-sponsors: WhyHunger, Food First, Food Chain Workers Alliance, Occupy Wall St. Food Justice, Friends of Brook Park, Black Urban Growers, Bolivarian Circle Alberto Lovera NYC and more! (Email email@example.com if your org is interested in being a co-sponsor.)
About the book: Food Movements Unite! provides a sector by sector road map for bringing the tremendous transformative potential of the world’s food movements together into a powerful transnational force capable of ending the injustices that cause hunger. For more info, including excerpts and video clips,
See: http://www.foodmovementsunite. org/.
Bluestocking Books will sell copies of Food Movements Unite! Strategies to transform our food systems at the event.
To order the book on-line
Monday, April 23, 2012 6:30pm until 9:30pm
The Brecht Forum, 451 West Street, Manhattan near the 14th St A/C/E stop ( http://brechtforum.org/ directions)