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Food & Justice w/ Brenda Sanders is a weekly online video series and podcast that tackles issues of food access, environmental justice, health disparities, dietary racism, and other topics related to food and justice.Food & Justice features one hour pre-recorded interviews, panel discussions and conversations with activists, thought leaders, experts and influencers working on the front lines of Food, Environmental and Social Justice movements.Food & Justice will cover important and timely topics from a socially conscious, non-oppressive perspective, exploring real world solutions to pressing global challenges.

Food & Justice w/ Brenda Sanders Brenda Sanders

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Food & Justice w/ Brenda Sanders is a weekly online video series and podcast that tackles issues of food access, environmental justice, health disparities, dietary racism, and other topics related to food and justice.Food & Justice features one hour pre-recorded interviews, panel discussions and conversations with activists, thought leaders, experts and influencers working on the front lines of Food, Environmental and Social Justice movements.Food & Justice will cover important and timely topics from a socially conscious, non-oppressive perspective, exploring real world solutions to pressing global challenges.

    Interview w/ Kanav Kathuria of Maryland Food & Prison Abolition Project

    Interview w/ Kanav Kathuria of Maryland Food & Prison Abolition Project

    ABOUT OUR GUEST

    Kanav Kathuria’s work lies in the intersection of abolitionism, public health, and food sovereignty. He is a 2019 Open Society Institute Baltimore Community Fellow and the co-founder of the The Maryland Food & Prison Abolition Project (formerly the Farm to Prison Project), a Baltimore-based organization that connects urban and small-scale farms to prisons to use food as a tool for resistance.

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    New episodes will be released weekly on on Youtube, Twitch, Facebook, and Twitter. Watch the episodes as they premiere to participate in the live chat! Or, if you prefer, watch later or listen to the audio as a podcast. To be notified of new episodes as they premiere, subscribe to the show on your favorite video and podcast platforms. Or watch or listen on our website.

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    We welcome your financial support! Help us to produce content that informs and inspires action week after week! You can visit Brenda's Patreon page  to support Brenda's work on the show and other food justice projects.


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    Volunteers are needed to help spread the word about the show on social media, other podcasts, newspapers and news websites and more. If you'd like to help, send an email with your contact information to info @ fjpodcast . com (no spaces).
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/BrendaSanders)

    • 56 min
    Center for Food Safety Senior Attorney Amy van Saun Interview

    Center for Food Safety Senior Attorney Amy van Saun Interview

    Join Brenda Sanders, co-founder of Vegan Soulfest, Thrive Baltimore, The Greener Kitchen, and founder of the The Afro-Vegan Society as she interviews activists, thought leaders, experts and influencers working on real world solutions to pressing global food, environmental and social justice issues.
    Food and Justice is sponsored by #DefundBigMeat.


    ABOUT AMY VAN SAUN
    Amy is a Senior Attorney in the Center for Food Safety's Portland, Oregon office. As part of CFS's legal team, Amy practices environmental and administrative law to defend farmers, communities, and the environment from industrial animal factories, aquaculture, genetically engineered crops and animals, and the overuse of toxic pesticides, especially in the Pacific Northwest. Amy also works to protect the integrity of organic standards and ensure the transparent labeling of genetically engineered foods. A 2011 graduate of Lewis & Clark Law School, Amy has focused her legal education and career on public interest, environmental and food law, earning a certificate in Environmental and Natural Resources Law. Prior to joining CFS, Amy served as a volunteer attorney with Earthjustice working on animal factories on the East Coast, and then litigated complex environmental insurance cases at a law firm in Manhattan. Amy is admitted to the bar in Oregon and New York.


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     Facebook -  Share this message to your timeline and your favorite Facebook groups! 
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    BECOME A PATRON

    We welcome your financial support! Help us to produce content that informs and inspires action week after week! You can visit Brenda's Patreon page  to support Brenda's work on the show and other food justice projects.


    VOLUNTEER
    Volunteers are needed to help spread the word about the show on social media, other podcasts, newspapers and news websites and more. If you'd like to help, send an email with your contact information to info @ fjpodcast . com (no spaces).
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/BrendaSanders)

    • 50 min
    Interview with Malik Yakini of Detroit Black Community Food Security Network (Encore Presentation)

    Interview with Malik Yakini of Detroit Black Community Food Security Network (Encore Presentation)

    ABOUT OUR GUEST:

    Malik Kenyatta Yakini is an activist and educator who is committed to freedom and justice for African people in particular and humanity in general. Yakini is a co-founder and the Executive Director of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network, which operates a seven-acre farm in Detroit and spearheaded efforts to establish the Detroit Food Policy Council, which he chaired from December 2009 - May 2012. He served as a member of the Michigan Food Policy Council from 2008 - 2010. From 2011 - 2013 he served on the steering committee of Uprooting Racism Planting Justice. He is a co-founder of the National Black Food and Justice Alliance.

    From 1990 - 2011 he served as Executive Director of Nsoroma Institute Public School Academy, one of Detroit's leading African-centered schools. In 2006 he was honored as "Administrator of the Year" by the Michigan Association of Public School Academies. He served as a member of the Board of Directors of Timbuktu Academy of Science and Technology from 2004 - 2011. He is C.E.O. of Black Star Educational Management.

    He is dedicated to working to identify and alleviate the impact of racism and white privilege on the food system. He has an intense interest in contributing to the development of an international food sovereignty movement that embraces Blacks farmers in the Americas, the Caribbean and Africa. He views the "good food revolution" as part of the larger movement for freedom, justice and equality.

    Yakini has presented at numerous local community meetings and national conferences on creating a racially just food system and implementing community food sovereignty practices. In 2017 and 2018 he co-led the course “Food Literacy for All” at the University of Michigan. He is featured in the book "Blacks Living Green," and the movies "Urban Roots" and “Tomorrow”. He has appeared on the nationally televised Tavis Smiley Show and Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown. He served as an Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy "Food and Community Fellow" from 2011- 2013, and a Business Alliance for Living Local Economies (BALLE) Localist Fellow from 2014 - 2015.


    He is the recipient of numerous awards including the prestigious James Beard Leadership Award. He holds a B.A. degree in Broadcasting from Eastern Michigan University.

    Yakini is a musician who plays guitar, bass and dundun drums. He currently leads the Detroit-based band Mollywop! He has traveled to Ghana, Mali, Senegal, Gambia, Cote d'Ivoire, Jamaica, Italy, France, Spain and the U.S. Virgin Islands. He is the father of three and the grandfather of one. He is a vegan and an avid organic grower.

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    Subscribe to the show on your favorite video  and podcast platforms. Or watch  or listen  on our website.


    LIKE, FOLLOW, SHARE!

    Please share this episode your your social media and like and subscribe to ours:
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    VOLUNTEER
    If you'd like to help,  email info @ fjpodcast . com (no spaces).

     BECOME A PATRON
    Visit Brenda's Patreon page to support her work on the show and other food justice projects.
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/BrendaSanders)

    • 52 min
    Premiere Episode! Interview with Malik Yakini of Detroit Black Community Food Security Network

    Premiere Episode! Interview with Malik Yakini of Detroit Black Community Food Security Network

    ABOUT OUR GUEST:
    Malik Kenyatta Yakini is an activist and educator who is committed to freedom and justice for African people in particular and humanity in general. Yakini is a co-founder and the Executive Director of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network, which operates a seven-acre farm in Detroit and spearheaded efforts to establish the Detroit Food Policy Council, which he chaired from December 2009 - May 2012. He served as a member of the Michigan Food Policy Council from 2008 - 2010. From 2011 - 2013 he served on the steering committee of Uprooting Racism Planting Justice. He is a co-founder of the National Black Food and Justice Alliance.

    From 1990 - 2011 he served as Executive Director of Nsoroma Institute Public School Academy, one of Detroit's leading African-centered schools. In 2006 he was honored as "Administrator of the Year" by the Michigan Association of Public School Academies. He served as a member of the Board of Directors of Timbuktu Academy of Science and Technology from 2004 - 2011. He is C.E.O. of Black Star Educational Management.

    He is dedicated to working to identify and alleviate the impact of racism and white privilege on the food system. He has an intense interest in contributing to the development of an international food sovereignty movement that embraces Blacks farmers in the Americas, the Caribbean and Africa. He views the "good food revolution" as part of the larger movement for freedom, justice and equality.

    Yakini has presented at numerous local community meetings and national conferences on creating a racially just food system and implementing community food sovereignty practices. In 2017 and 2018 he co-led the course “Food Literacy for All” at the University of Michigan. He is featured in the book "Blacks Living Green," and the movies "Urban Roots" and “Tomorrow”. He has appeared on the nationally televised Tavis Smiley Show and Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown. He served as an Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy "Food and Community Fellow" from 2011- 2013, and a Business Alliance for Living Local Economies (BALLE) Localist Fellow from 2014 - 2015.


    He is the recipient of numerous awards including the prestigious James Beard Leadership Award. He holds a B.A. degree in Broadcasting from Eastern Michigan University.

    Yakini is a musician who plays guitar, bass and dundun drums. He currently leads the Detroit-based band Mollywop! He has traveled to Ghana, Mali, Senegal, Gambia, Cote d'Ivoire, Jamaica, Italy, France, Spain and the U.S. Virgin Islands. He is the father of three and the grandfather of one. He is a vegan and an avid organic grower.

    SUBSCRIBE AND WATCH
    Subscribe to the show on your favorite video  and podcast platforms. Or watch  or listen  on our website.


    LIKE, FOLLOW, SHARE!
    Please share this episode your your social media and like and subscribe to ours:
    Facebook * Twitter  * Instagram  *  Pinterest *  TikTok

    VOLUNTEER
    If you'd like to help,  email info @ fjpodcast . com (no spaces).

     BECOME A PATRON
    Visit Brenda's Patreon page to support her work on the show and other food justice projects.
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/BrendaSanders)

    • 52 min
    Food & Justice with Brenda Sanders Trailer

    Food & Justice with Brenda Sanders Trailer

    Introducing Food and Justice!
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