How can communities best organize to build just and sustainable food systems? What structural and historic racial inequities are at play that perpetuate hunger and poverty, and how can federal programs intended to serve those in need be more racially equitable in their design and implementation? Hear from two leading thinkers as they engage in conversation around the connection between racial equity and justice in our food system, social safety net, and society at large.

 

Speakers:

Dr. Monica White, Author and Associate Professor, Environmental Justice, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Marlysa D. Gamblin, Domestic Policy Advisor, Racial and Gender Divides, Bread for the World Institute

 

External Resources Mentioned in Webinar:

Bread for the World - Applying Racial Equity Lens to End Hunger 

Bread for the World - Applying Racial Equity Lens to End Hunger Report Methodology. 

Dr. Monica White's Book - Freedom Farmers